color of titanium is gray and resembles stainless steel. Titanium is recognized
for its high strength-to-weight ratio. Without sacrificing strength and
durability, titanium is 45% lighter than gold. Stronger than steel, titanium
can take a beating against every day wear and tear.
Titanium is mostly marketed as being scratch-resistant,
however with normal wear small scratches and scuffs do appear. Although
titanium is very hard and durable, some abrasive materials such as rocks or
sand can scratch the surface. However, these scratches are not permanent. The
good news is that any local jeweler in your area can polish off those scratches
easily. With a little polishing, titanium shines like new again.
Unlike many popular metals, titanium is an inert metal and
is not chemically active. This prevents titanium from oxidizing or tarnishing
over time. Because of its inertness, titanium is completely hypoallergenic and
is a perfect choice for people with metal allergies.
Titanium rings are constructed from solid bars of titanium,
which results in a perfectly round, seamless ring. Due to the hardness and
strength of titanium, it is more difficult to cut and shape than other popular
metals. Because of the unique nature, it is almost impossible to re-size a
Black Zirconium is a sleek and bold
alternative to traditional wedding bands. Black Zirconium is a strong,
corrosion resistant metal and will not wear or fade. The metal Zirconium is a
gray-white shiny metal, resembling Titanium in appearance, still heavier and
resembling more precious metals in its weight and feel. When heat is applied, a
black, oxidized, ceramic-like coating forms and is extremely scratch resistant
and durable. Unlike other black rings, Black Zirconium rings are black all the
way through. In the rare instance that the ring does scratch or chip, more
black material will show underneath. Zirconium does not conduct heat well and is relatively
inert, making it a great choice for people with
base metal allergies.
Cobalt Chrome wedding bands are relatively new to the jewelry industry and are
unlike any metal used before. Cobalt Chrome features many unique
characteristics that set it apart from the rest. The most obvious being a
brilliant near white luster. Cobalt Chrome is much whiter than titanium wedding
bands and are as white, if not whiter than platinum. These wedding bands have a
natural and long-lasting luster that will never fade or discolor over time.
With Cobalt Chrome wedding bands, comfort is not sacrificed for style. Similar
to the weight and feel of a gold wedding band, Cobalt Chrome wedding bands are
very comfortable to wear.
Cobalt Chrome wedding
bands are extremely durable and resilient. Because of the hardness and strength
of this metal, it is proven to be more scratch resistant than other metals used
in the jewelry industry. Along with the immaculate shine and durability, Cobalt
Chrome is a great alternative metal because these bands are one of the only
alternative metals that can be resized.