It is the heaviest element known to be utilized by any living organism. The word tungsten comes from the Swedish language tung sten directly translatable to heavy stone Tungsten was identified as a new element in 1781, and first isolated as a metal in 1783.
Its essential ores consist of wolframite and scheelite. The free element is remarkable for its robustness, especially the fact that it has the highest melting point of all of the elements. Also remarkable is its high density of 19.3 times that of water. However, very pure tungsten, although still hard, is more ductile, and can be cut with a hard-steel hacksaw.
Tungsten rings are virtually scratch proof and consequently will not ever lose their shine, the ring is meant to last forever. Good quality tungsten jewelry has a brilliant mirror finish and is slightly darker in color when in comparison to platinum. Jewelry produced from tungsten is more durable to constant use even during outdoor activities like water sports and does not loose its shine by sweating or continuous skin contact.
Tungsten is one of the hardest materials on the Planet Earth. Tungsten rings are the most wear resistant rings accessible on the planet. Tungsten is about 10 times harder than 18K Gold, five times harder than tool steel, and 4 times harder than titanium. Tungsten measures between 8 and 9 on the Mohs hardness scale.
(Diamonds are a ten - the highest.) Tungsten signifies strength, tenacity and hardness. Due to their intense hardness, Tungsten Rings will hold their shape and shine longer than any ring on the market. Tungsten Carbide does not scratch, dent or chip, will always look new and doesn't need polishing.
Lasts decades, not years. Finish is comparable to platinum or rhodium A ring of Tungsten won't bend. Exploding in popularity! At ebay store stylejewelry, we are featuring a carbon fibre design, it's the perfect addition to any man's collection. We've produced hundreds of custom tungsten ring designs.