Minimalist Tungsten Wedding Rings for Men

Author : Reiners jewelry | Published On : 25 Nov 2021

When you think of wedding bands in Houston, you probably think of yellow gold, sterling silver, or platinum. However, if you lead an active lifestyle and are looking for a metal that’s tough, unique, and affordable then tungsten carbide might be a great choice for you.


This metal is resilient and resistant to daily wear and tear, tarnishing, corrosion, and hypoallergenic, they maintain their luster for a lifetime.


Benefits of tungsten bands

Tungsten custom engagement rings in Houston have a ton of advantages, this metal is hypoallergenic, tarnish and scratch resistant as well as tough and doesn’t lose its shine and luster over time. Moreover, it’s also cheaper than yellow gold and platinum making it an ideal choice.


When looking to invest in a tungsten band with loose diamonds in Houston, ensure that the metal has a purity level higher than eighty percent. Owing to its hardness, you need to be careful not to drop your tungsten band on a hard flooring like cement, marble, or stone as it can crack or scratch which can be incredibly tough to repair.


Tungsten isn’t malleable unlike most metals like gold and so they may be a bit heavy, but this also depends on their weight and the person wearing them as some men find them light in weight and ideal to wear. 


When purchasing tungsten, always go to a reliable and trusted jeweler as some stores may use an expensive filler to replace tungsten which lowers its integrity and value. A good jeweler will ensure that you get what you pay for.


You can take your tungsten band to your jeweler for professional cleaning, repair, and maintenance every couple of months to ensure that it’s in the best condition possible. You can even clean your band at home with warm soapy water, a soft-bristled toothbrush and dry it with a soft and dry microfiber cloth.


Final Thoughts

Tungsten bands cannot be resized which can be tough if you tend to lose or gain weight easily. Most men get a ring that is a size bigger than what they normally wear. That way, the ring comfortably sits on their finger and fits and slides seamlessly over their knuckle.


You can even invest in a comfort fit in which your jeweler will ass an extra piece of metal so that the ring slips comfortably over your finger without pinching your skin or getting stuck while putting it on and removing it.