Add sleek sophistication to your personal style with this mens tungsten band style ring. Crafted of durable, scratch-resistant two-tone tungsten carbide, this comfort-fit ring features a polished black band with beveled silver-tone edges....more
This elegant two-tone tungsten carbide men's ring features beveled silver colored edges over highly polished black plating. Whether as a modern wedding band or accessory it is sure to complement any style.
Features: Highly scratch-resistant, tungsten is four times harder than titanium
Impact: While extremely hard, tungsten may crack if struck at high impact
Band dimensions: 7 mm wide x 2.6 mm thick
Styling: High polish
Weight: 8 grams
Comfort-fit band: Contoured on the inner surface for a more comfortable fit, comfort-fit bands run approximately .05 size larger than other rings. The next smaller size is suggested.
All weights and measurements are approximate and may vary slightly from the listed information. See Treatment Guide for further information.
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I purchased this ring as my wedding band 6 months ago. When I got it I instantly fell in love with the design, shape and overall look of it. A few weeks after my wedding I noticed it had a small oxidized spot. Now the shiny out bands of the ring are completely oxidized. After doing some research, it is obvious this ring was made with COLBALT. Here is what I found about tungsten colbalt rings:
"Many rings that claim to be tungsten carbide are actually cobalt and carbide, or a mixture of tungsten, cobalt and carbide. Cobalt is much easier to form a bond with, and the forging can be done at a lower temperature for less cost.
There are a lot of downsides that come along with a tungsten carbide ring that has cobalt in it. For one thing, while you wear it, the cobalt in the ring will react with the natural oils produced by your skin. Cobalt rings will change your skin color, and over time they'll develop permanent oxidation spots that you'll never be able to scrub away. The rings might look nice at first, but within a week to a month depending on how much you wear it, the chemical reactions will occur and ruin its look"
Furthemore, there has been some intial research on the effect of Colbalt/Tungsten metals against human skin that suggests systemic toxicity and neurotoxicity may occur
following exposure to tungsten carbide cobalt. Type "Toxicity of Tungsten Carbide and Cobalt-doped Tungsten Carbide" and see what comes up.
Overstock told me they may give me a "partial" refund...
The beveled edges really shine and the black is a great contrast to the white shiny metal. Ring has good heft, as a tungsten carbide is heavier than steel, but it is also harder than steel, which means it will shatter with extreme force. The force to shatter a carbide could not be created by ordinary use of jewelery, so you're safe. It is 50% tungsten/ 50% carbon. The black interior of the ring is very smooth and contoured; a comfortable feeling. And it really does look nice and manly. If you have a desk job, this ring will hold up to ordinary use and stay nice for a very long time.
I bought this ring for my boyfriend as a promise ring. It was absolutely beautiful and he really loves it. He has had it on for about a month now and not one scratch on it. We just bought a house and he's done alot of hard work so the ring is very durable. It's beautiful and we are both happy.
The ring was exactly what I had imagined it to be! It was great. The only issue was that when it arrived in the mail, there were some small scratches on the side of the ring. But not a big enough deal to return it, especially in the holiday season when it was a gift.
How did the image on site compare with the actual product? It looks exactly the same.
How accurate was the sizing? Like the product said, the ring is about a half a size larger than the size listed.
My fiance wanted a wedding band that he wouldn't have to worry about breaking or losing. I found this ring online and immediately fell in love with it. I ordered it, it was in my mailbox in just a few days. I was disappointed to find that it wasn't in a ring box, just a white cardboard box with cotton in it. but the ring was fantastic.
How did the image on site compare with the actual product? the product is even better in person. the pic doesn't do it justice
How accurate was the sizing? very accurate.
Please tell us about the quality of the product. good
Will this ring come back in stock? Or can you give me information to contact the manufacturer? Thank you!whitwill21 on Feb 9, 2014Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Hi whitwill21, we do have some sizes for this beautiful ring in stock now. We do not have inventory to check, and cannot guarantee the item will be restocked in the other sizes. Please feel free to check back with us periodically to see if the item has returned. Thanks for shopping with us. I hope this helps, thanks for shopping with us.overstockcustomercare1 on Feb 10, 2014
Hi cobaltquestion, This Men's Tungsten Two-tone Black-plated Band (7 mm) is tungsten carbide and small traces of cobalt are used as a binder. Please feel free to contact us again with any further questions. Thank you for shopping with us!overstockcustomercare1 on Nov 4, 2013
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