In its most basic form, Tungsten Carbide is a fine gray powder and binder combination that can be pressed and formed into shapes such as jewelry. When used in this application, wedding bands have a lustrous dark hue that can be buffed to a mirror finish, holding a shiny appearance for years.
This stylish and unusually strong metal is four times harder than titanium, twice as hard as steel and almost impossible to scratch. But due to its original chemical properties, Tungsten Carbide jewelry can fracture easily and should be removed when engaging in heavy activity. The jewelry should be cleaned with a mild cleanser and soft cloth, and should be stored separately from other jewelry, particularly diamonds, which is the only thing that can actually scratch the metal.
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