Results are in: Tungsten Rings Most Popular for Grooms
Amid the continued favoritism towards contemporary metal, tungsten rings are leading the way
Modesto, Calif. October 2010- Titanium-Jewelry.com, a premier online retailer of men’s jewelry, with specialization in men’s tungsten rings, titanium rings and palladium wedding bands, announces recent trend in new men’s wedding band purchases.
For the past three quarters of 2010, tungsten rings have been the leader in contemporary metals wedding band sales. “We’ve seen more engaged couples choosing tungsten rings for the man’s wedding band than any other metal thus far in 2010”, states Ron Yates, founder and CEO of Titanium-Jewelry.com. “There are several reasons from I have observed. One, guys like the fact that their new tungsten ring will probably not scratch – it will always look new. Second, it has a nice hefty feel to it. It just feels manly and industrial. Third, it is a much more affordable choice than a wedding band in white gold, platinum or even palladium.”
Tungsten rings have a naturally grayish color, but are highly reflective, thus under certain light can look almost white’ish in color. Tungsten rings are incredibly hard, so hard in fact that it is actually difficult to scratch them. They are also very affordable with most designer brand tungsten rings costing between $100 and $250. However, tungsten rings with diamonds or precious metal inlays does cause the price to increase.
The Vickers Hardness, (the standard method for measuring the hardness of metals) of tungsten carbide is 1200 – making it very scratch resistant! Compare that to the Vickers Hardness of Cobalt at 445, Titanium at 150. Thus there is no other metal that comes close to the hardness and scratch resistance of a tungsten carbide ring.
Titanium-Jewelry.com offers sophisticated designs from ArtCarved, Benchmark, COGE, Diana Classic, Edward Mirell, Adajio Watches, Heavy Stone Rings, J.R. Yates, Triton and the Belloria Black Diamond collection for her. Enticing grooms and couples worldwide, the online retailer provides a multitude of styles and metals representing the best selection of palladium rings, titanium rings, tungsten rings, and men’s wedding bands for the fashion forward male and female.
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