Tungsten carbide is roughly 10 times harder than 18k gold, 5 times harder than
tool steel, and 4 times harder than titanium.
There is no cobalt in the composition of our rings.
Cobalt could develop a negative reaction to your skin.
Cobalt in a short time period could develop oxidation spots that cannot be removed or polished from your ring.
Cobalt reacts to the human body.
Tungsten rings that are carved with detail do not have carbide composition.
Those who sell Tungsten rings (not Tungsten Carbide) have mistaken their quality of composition.
Tungsten requires the carbide to make its hardness virtually scratch resistant.
Tungsten rings not only shatter and crack, but they have a tendency to scratch.
Tungsten Carbide rings are the only scratchproof rings available.
Tungsten Carbide rings are primarily scratchproof do to the carbide and nickel composition.
The only way to scratch a tungsten carbide ring is to scratch it with diamond or a product containing the mineral corundum.
Tungsten unique hardness without carbide or a alloy binder could shatter if dropped or crushed.
Last Updated: January 30, 2017.
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