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Tungsten Rings Vs. Platinum Rings: What's Best For You?

Four Tungsten Rings Laying on One Another with a Wood and Marble Backdrop

For years, platinum rings have been a popular choice for couples who are ready to commit and get married. But just recently, tungsten engagement rings have been quickly gaining popularity. Why? Well, you'll find out in the article below!

 

Three Rose Gold Tungsten Rings with Black Inlays on White Backdrop

Why Tungsten Rings?

When it comes to your engagement ring, you want something that will symbolize your everlasting love. But you also want something that is strong and durable, like your love. That's why tungsten engagement rings are the perfect choice!

 

Tungsten is one of the hardest metals on Earth, which means your ring will be scratch and chip-resistant. It's also a very popular choice for men's wedding bands. But don't let the masculine sounding name fool you, tungsten engagement rings can be very beautiful and feminine too!

 

Tungsten rings come in a variety of styles and designs. You can choose a classic solitaire ring or something more unique like a ring with an intricate design. And because tungsten is so strong, it can be shaped into any design you can imagine!

 

If you're looking for an engagement ring that is truly unique and will last a lifetime, then tungsten is the perfect choice for you!

 

Differences between Platinum and Tungsten

When it comes to wedding or engagement rings, there are many metals to choose from. Two of the most popular choices are platinum and tungsten. So, what's the difference between these two metals?

 

Platinum is a white metal that is very durable and hypoallergenic. It is also a very rare metal, which makes it one of the most expensive options for engagement rings. Platinum is a great choice if you're looking for a ring that will last a lifetime.

 

Tungsten is also a very durable metal, but it has a darker color than platinum. Tungsten is less expensive than platinum and is still hypoallergenic. However, because it is not as rare as platinum, it may not hold its value as well over time.

 

So, which metal is best for you? It really depends on your own personal preferences. If you want a white metal that is rare and will last forever, platinum may be the best choice. However, if you're looking for an affordable option that is still durable and hypoallergenic, tungsten may be the better choice.

 

Blue Tungsten Ring with Gold Pattern Inlay
 

Advantages (and Disadvantages) of Tungsten

When it comes to choosing an engagement ring, there are a lot of factors to consider. One important factor is the metal the ring is made of. Two popular metals for engagement rings are tungsten and platinum. So, which is better? Here are some pros and cons of each metal to help you decide.

 

Tungsten 

Tungsten is a very strong and durable metal. It is almost impossible to scratch or dent. This makes it a good choice if you are worried about your ring getting damaged. Tungsten is also hypoallergenic, so if you have metal allergies, this could be a good option for you.

 

On the downside, tungsten is a very hard metal. This makes it difficult to resize if your finger size changes in the future. And, if your tungsten ring does get damaged, it can be difficult (and expensive) to fix.

 

Platinum

Platinum is also a strong and durable metal. Unlike tungsten, however, it is possible to scratch platinum. But, scratches can usually be buffed out by a jeweler. Platinum is also hypoallergenic.

 

One advantage of platinum over tungsten is that it can be easily resized to fit a larger ring size. Because of the malleability of platinum, there is less risk that your ring will crack in the future. In this sense, you are protected from yourself.

 

Blue Tungsten Ring with Black Inlays
 

Summary

If you're considering a tungsten engagement ring or a platinum one, it's important to know the pros and cons of each metal. Tungsten is very strong and scratch-resistant, while platinum is hypoallergenic and resists tarnishing. Weigh your priorities when making your decision.

 

Find out more about our Tungsten Rings at Orbit Rings.

 

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