Men’s classic tungsten rings that are economically desirable choice for both men and women when shopping for wedding bands or engagement jewelry.
Wedding jewelry references any jewelry that is purchased for a wedding including promise rings, engagement rings or wedding bands. This jewelry is meant to be symbolic and last the duration of a lifetime. While economic times are tough people are still desiring marriage however need to cut costs in many areas including wedding jewelry. Precious metals such as gold, Palladium and Platinum for simple styles can run more than $500, for more unique, memorable pieces the price will be much higher. With the high cost also comes nominal costs such as re-dipping the gold rings in the areas that have worn down and buffing out scratches and other blemishes as the metals may scratch easily. Tungsten carbide rings, on the other hand, can be found in many different styles at prices that are pleasing to many.
Tungsten bands in the past have only been found in classic, simple styles due to the complexity of the metal. However now, due to advancing technology, tungsten rings are found in many styles that accommodate both men and women. Tungsten carbide styles include classic dome, classic flat or pipe cut, beveled edge, step down edge and faceted.
Classic Dome: A dome ring references a circular or round shape of the metal ring. The classic dome is simple and commonly found in all jewelry stores. Classic dome tungsten rings also come in various finishes such as brushed, polished, Florentine and dual finishes for a unique touch.
Classic Flat: Classic flat tungsten rings, in other words, reference a pipe cut shape. The flat shape is just as popular as the dome and found in most jewelry stores. Flat tungsten rings can come is various finishes as the classic dome and also include a carved finish where a design in sculpted in the metal.
Beveled Edge: A beveled edge carbide ring has a flat surface and a beveled edge in which the edges of the ring angle in towards the finger. A beveled edge is a unique shape which is pleasing to many. Beveled edge rings are ideal for dual tone finishes where the surface is a brushed finish while the edges stay polished.
Step Down Edge: Step Down edge rings are flat tungsten rings that have edges that step down on each edge. The edge is typical found in a single step however may go as much as a slight double step. Step down edge rings can come in an array of finishes including polished, brushed, florentine and dual toned.
Faceted tungsten rings: Faceted rings are a unique ring that can be made both flat or domed while the edges are either beveled or step down. A faceted ring is a multi dimensional ring that has light reflecting properties due to triangular or unique cuts in the ring at different depths. The rings resemble a prism effect. Many women like faceted tungsten rings due to more feminine options.
Overall tungsten rings are the right choice for anyone searching for a wedding band or other unique jewelry. The characteristics of a tungsten wedding band or jewelry far outweigh standard precious metal jewelry. The rings are virtually scratch proof, the finish is indestructible and the prices are low. With this being said is the reason why tungsten jewelry is becoming more popular in jewelry stores in both store fronts and online.
Last Updated: March 1, 2017