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Getting married soon? Check out our FREE insiders guide to choosing your perfect wedding band... We know that buying your wedding band is an important decision so to help make it easier for you weve created the Insiders Guide to Choosing your Perfect Wedding Band. It covers: Which is the best material to choose for your Wedding Band? What is Tungsten Carbide? What is Black Ceramic? Black Tungsten vs Black Ceramic About Cobalt Chrome Info on Diamond Wedding Bands Inlays: The Downlow 4 costly misconceptions about Wedding Bands Tungsten and Ceramic can be resized Tungsten is Unbreakable Metal rings can cause allergies All rings need costly maintenance How to pick the right Ring Size first time? Comfort Fit versus Standard Fit Ring Size US Ring Size Dimensions Chart 10 4 mistakes to avoid when choosing an Online Jeweler Poor Security Encryption on the website No About Us Page No Hidden Fees No Contact details The importance of Value and Price Tungsten or Ceramic vs Gold China made vs USA made 100% No Risk Guarantee Lifetime Warranty! FREE Shipping 45 Day Exchange/Returns 7 steps to finding your perfect Wedding Band

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  • ProvidedasafreeresourcebyCoranWoodmass,OwnerofWeddingBandsEmporium.com1

  • Insiders guide to choosing your perfect wedding band.Readthisguideandyoulldiscover

    WhichisthebestmaterialtochooseforyourWeddingBand?Pg3WhatisTungstenCarbide? Pg4WhatisBlackCeramic? Pg5BlackTungstenvsBlackCeramic Pg6AboutCobaltChrome Pg6InfoonDiamondWeddingBands Pg6InlaysTheDownlow Pg7

    4costlymisconceptionsaboutWeddingBands Pg7TungstenandCeramiccanberesized Pg7TungstenisUnbreakable Pg8Metalringscancauseallergies Pg8Allringsneedcostlymaintenance Pg9

    HowtopicktherightRingSizefirsttime? Pg9ComfortFitversusStandardFit Pg9RingSize Pg10USRingSizeDimensionsChart Pg10

    4mistakestoavoidwhenchoosinganOnlineJeweler Pg11PoorSecurityEncryptiononthewebsite Pg11NoAboutUsPage Pg11NoHiddenFees Pg12NoContactdetails Pg12

    TheimportanceofValueandPrice Pg12TungstenorCeramicvsGold Pg12ChinamadevsUSAmade Pg12

    100%NoRiskGuarantee Pg13LifetimeWarranty! Pg13FREEShipping Pg1345DayExchange/Returns Pg14

    7stepstofindingyourperfectWeddingBand Pg14

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  • Which is the best material to choose for your Wedding Band?Withsomanydifferenttypesofmaterialsnowavailabletomakejewelrywith,howdoyouknowwhichonetopick?Thefirststepistoworkouthowharshyouareorwillbeonyourjewelry.Weliketousenewermaterials,ratherthantraditionalones,becausetheywontscratcheasilymeaningtheywilllooklikenewforlonger.

    Pleaseconsideryourdaytotoactivitiesinregardstothefollowquestions:Youranswers,combinedwiththisguidewillhelpyoudecidewhatmaterialisbestforyou.

    Doyouworkinaheavymetalmaterial/miningindustry? Youmaywanttoavoidablacktungstenordesignswithinlay.

    Areyouexposedtohardrockorcrystalmaterial? Knowthatsomenonmetallicmaterialscandamageeventoughringsliketungsten.

    Doyouevencomeincontactwithharshchemicalslikeammoniaorchlorine? ACeramicmightbeabetteroptionforyou.

    Areyouconcernedwiththeweight(heavyorlight)ofyourWeddingBand? Tungstenisametalandhassomeweighttoit,butCeramicisnonmetallicandismuch

    lighter.

    Doyouhaveanyknownstrongallergiestometal? Evencombiningmaterialsinawaywhichishypoallergenictomostpeople,thosewith

    strongmetalallergiesmaystillfindthemselvesimpacted.Sowhatshouldyoudo?

    Doyouworkwithhighheatorelectricity? DidyouknowCeramicisheatresistantandnonconductive?

    ThisguidewillgiveyoutheimportantinformationonthenewmaterialsusedformakingWeddingBandsthatyoumaynotknowabout.Wewillbrieflytouchonthetraditionalmaterialssuchasgold,whitegold,andsilver,butonlytoshowyouthattheyarenolongerthebestviablematerialforyourWeddingBand.

    Knowingthestrength,scratchresistancequalities,allergyinformationandmoreonthenewmaterialswillhelpyoutodecidewhichwillworkforyouandyourlifestyle.

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  • What is Tungsten Carbide?Inshortforthosenotbigondetails:

    1. Itsthehardestknownjewelrymaterial2. Itsaffordablecomparedtogold3. Itsmaintenancefree4. Theabovemakeitanawesomeweddingbandmaterial

    AdditionalInterestingDetailsWell,itsthisfreakinawesomeinorganicchemicalcompoundthatisusedtomakeallkindsofawesomestuff,notjustWeddingBands.TungstenonitsownitnotsuitableforjewelrymakingsoequalpartsoftungstenandcarbonatomsarecombinedtocreateTungstenCarbide.Ourmanufacturerusesatungstencarbidewhichismixedwithanickelchromiumbinder,makingourringscobaltfree.

    KnowthatwhenyoupurchaseaTungstenCarbideringyouwillbewearingamaterialwhichisalsousedtomakesupercoolthingslikearmorpiercingammunition,aerospacegadgetssuchasrocketenginenozzlesallbecauseofitssuperiorhardness.

    Wearentjustsayingitstough,peepshavetesteditandthemoreinterestingresultsagainstotherjewelrymakingmaterialsarethis:

    10timesharderthan18kgold 4timesharderthantitanium Equalhardnesstonaturalsapphire OnlyhardermaterialontheMohsScaleisdiamond

    Asyoucanseediamondsareharderanditisdiamondjewelrymakingtoolsthathavetobeusedtocut,styleandcraftthetungstencarbiderings.Normaljeweler'stoolswontcutitandwouldmostlikelybreakiftheycameincontactwithtungstencarbidewhichiswhytherearespecialistwhoworkwiththissubstance.

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  • Sowhatdoesallthismeanforyou?Theextremehardnessofthetungstencarbidecreatesahighresistancetoscratching.Thismeansitisresistanttotypicalwearandtearbutitsnotscratchingproof.Hardernonmetallicmaterialslikediamonds,sapphireandhardcrystalscanscratchit.Forallthosegentsouttherethathavehighlaborjobslikeplumbers,mechanicsandbuildersetctungstencarbideringswillremainlikenewevenforyou.

    SilverTungstenCarbideringsareengineeredtobemaintenancefree.Theydontneedexpensivejewelrycleaningproductsorgettingsentoffforreplating.Yeah,moreofthatlesswork/extraeffortstuffremovedforyou.(Note:BlackTungstenCarbideringsarecoated,butmoreonthatsoon).

    What is Black Ceramic?Thereisnootherjewelrymakingmaterialforblackringswhichwillremainasflawlessandpolishedlikethedayyouboughtitthanceramic.

    BlackCeramicWeddingbandsarethenewblackandhereswhyinshort. Scratchresistant Blackcolorisnotcoated HarderthanallmetalsexceptTungsten Wontcorrodeortarnishinsaltwateroracid Lightweight

    Ceramicisaveryhardmaterialcominginat7ontheMohsScaleanditsalsoresistanttoheat.CeramicringsaresuperhighintheawesomenessofscratchresistancebeingprettymuchthesameastungstenbutaBlackCeramicringisNOTcoatedordipped.Iftheringdoesgetascratch,therewillbenoothercolorordifferentmaterialshowingthrough.Thisisexcellentforthoseguyswholovetheblackcolorbutknowtheymightbemoreharshonthering,makingceramicabetteroptionsthanblacktungstenwhichcanneedrecoating.

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  • LowlowlowmaintenancesomemightevensayMaintenanceFree!!Inadditiontobeingscratchresistant,harderthanmostmetal,andsupersleekinblack,Ceramicisalsononcorrosivebyseawaterandacidsandthereforewillnottarnish.TheBlackCeramicringscomeinaboldonyxfinishoramattebrushedfinish.Eitherwillremainflawlessandneverfade.

    Ceramicisalightweightmaterialandbecauseofthistheringsarealsoalittlelighterthantungstenmetalrings.Iguessitsuptoyouifyouthinkthisisaprooracon.Somepreferthattheirringhaveabitmoreweighttoit,othersdontmind.

    Black Tungsten vs Black CeramicNaturallytungstenisagreyishcolourwhichmeanstomaketheringblackthetungstencarbideringhasablacktitaniumcoatingapplied.TitaniumisnotasscratchresistantastungstenasyousawontheMohsScale,butitsstillharderthangoldorsilver.

    Whatdoesthismeanforyou?Theblacktitaniumcoatingcanscratchoffwhichmeanstheseringshavetobetakencareofalittlebitmorethansilvertungstenringsastherearemorematerialswhichcandamagetheringscoating.ThisisuniversalinallblacktungstenringsandifthisisaconcernforyouthenpleaseconsideraBlackCeramicringinstead.WhatwecantellyouifthatifitstheblacklookyoureafterandyouknowyourharshonyourjewelrythenaBlackCeramicWeddingBandisthewaytogo.

    About Cobalt ChromeFortheladieswehaveCobaltChromeringswhichareabrillianttruesilvercolor.WhilstCobaltChromeisntastoughastungstenwefigureyouwontbeasharshonyourjewelryasthegents.ButknowthatifyoudoscratchyourringtheCobaltChromeisnaturallyasilvercolorsonoothercolorwillshowthrough.

    Cobaltshouldnotbemixedwithtungstenasitmaycauseanallergicreactionforsome,butcobaltcombinedwithchromecreatesanextremelyhypoallergenicmetal.Sogoodinfactthatitswhatdoctorsuseformedicalimplants.

    Info on Diamond Wedding BandsLongbeforewewerebornanawesomefemalecopywriterFrancesGeretycoinedthephraseADiamondIsForeverandtodayafter66yearswestillhaveafascinationoftheseshinylittlegemstones.Byaddingdiamondstoyourring,youwillcreateanevenmorespectacularWeddingBand.Butwhatdoyouneedtoknowbeforechoosingtodothis?

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  • Knowinghowthediamondissetintotheweddingbandandhowitmayworkwiththevariousjewelrymaterialsisimportantwhenmakingthedecisiontoincludediamondsinyourweddingband.Workingwithcheaperpricedmaterialsliketungstenandceramicallowsjewelerstosupplyadiamondlineatreasonablepricesevenwithalittleblingaddedin.Additionallybyworkingwiththesehardermaterialsratherthangoldorsilvermeansyourringwonteverbendoutofshaping,reducingtheriskofthediamondgettingdamagedoreverworselostifitfallsout.

    Themorepartsyourringhasthegreaterthechancethereisaweakpointsinthering,whichcanleadtotheringdamagingeasier.KnowthatifyoupurchaseoneofourTungstenWeddingBandswithadiamondintheinlay(liketheTorretto2ontheright),theTungstenCarbideringisonesinglepiece.Thechannelfortheinlayiscarvedaroundthetungstensquarewhichthediamondwillbesetinto.Thismeansnogluingpiecestogetherwhichisawesomenewsforyou.

    Inlays - The DownlowNewdesignersarecreatingnewlookswithaninlayorpatterninthemiddleoftheweddingbandandtheyarebecomingincreasingpopular.Somejewelersplacethepatternsonwithoutanyprotectionfromwearandtear.Thiswilljustaddmorecostsforyoulaterdownthetrack.Lookfordesignswhichprotectthosemorevulnerabledesignaspects.

    Ourdesignswhichhaveaninlaylikecarbonfiber,woodorcamo,alsohaveresinapplied.Theexceptionofatungstenorceramicinlayasthesematerialsdontneedtheresinprotection.AdeepgroovewithintheWeddingBandiscutfortheinlaymaterialandthenprotectedbyalayerofresin.Theresinisnotastoughasthetungstenorceramicsoitmayscratchalittleeasier.Howeveritisthebestmaterialtousetosealthematerial/design,stoppingitfromgettingscratchedorwearingaway,whilstnotimpactingonthefantastictruecolorsoftheinlayunderneath.

    4 costly misconceptions about Wedding Bands1. TungstenandCeramiccanberesized2. TungstenisUnbreakable3. Metalringscancauseallergies4. Allringsneedcostlymaintenance

    Tungsten and Ceramic can be resizedTungstenCarbideandCeramicwillneverbendoutofshape,butyoumightifyouloseorgainweight.Duetothehardnessofthematerialstheringcannotberesized,butinsteaditwillneedtoreplacedwithanewring.Thisdoesmeansthatanysentimentalvaluethattheringholdwillbelostifyouchoosetoreplacethering.

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  • Additionally,ifyouhaveengravingdoneontheoriginalringitwillneedtoberedoneonthereplacering(ifyouwish).

    Notallretailersofferthesameresizingtermsandconditions,soyouneedtobesurethatwhoyoupurchasefromofferthisserviceforfreeoratleastataminimalchange.IwishIhadknownaboutaservicelikethiswhenpurchasingmyring,asmyweddingbandnolongerfitsandnowIhavetowearitonachainaroundmyneckIdidnthaveresizingcoverage.

    Tungsten is UnbreakableBewaryofanyonemakesclaimssuchasthis,theyarefalse.BecauseTungstenCarbideitapowdermixedwithnickel,itcanhavevoids.Thismeansitcouldbreakifitweretobedroppedonahardflooringsurface.Ourmanufacturedoestheirbesttocatchanyofthesevoidsbeforetheyleavethewarehouse,butshouldthisoccuraslongasnowarrantyconditionshavebeenbreached(meaningitwasaccidentaldamagenotyouandyourmatestestingoutwhocanbreakitfirst),thenitwillbereplacedundertheLifetimeWarranty.

    Metal rings can cause allergiesSomepeoplecanhaveanallergicreactiontotheirjewelrybecausetheyhaveametalallergy,whichtheymayormaynotknowabout.Thisreactioncanbefromavarietyofdifferentmaterialssuchasgold,silver,nickelorcobalt.Inshortallofourringsarehypoallergenicforthemajorityofpeopleeventhoughourringsdocontainsomeoftheabovematerials.

    Howcanthatbeyouask?Well,itsallinthedetailsofthebinders,alloysandchemicalcompositionofthedifferentmixtureswhichmakeupthefinalproduct.HoweverifyoudohavesupersensitiveskinthenthefollowinginformationmayhelpyoutomaketherightdecisionontheperfectWeddingBandforyou.

    TungstenCarbideFortheTungstenringsourmanufacturerusestungstencarbidewhichismixedwithanickelchromiumbinder,makingtheTungstenWeddingBandrangecobaltbinderfree.Peoplewhoexperienceanallergicreactiontowhitegoldduetothenickelintheringdonotexperiencethesamethingwiththetungstencarbideasthenickelamountsaresosmall.Whenpurchasingatungstenringalwaysbesuretogetonethatdoesntcontaincobalt.

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  • CobaltChromeIftungstenringsarehypoallergenicbecausetheydonthaveacobaltbinder,thencobaltchromeringsmustcauseanallergicreaction,right?NO.Thisisbecausecobaltchromeandcobaltbinderaretwodifferentthingsandwhendifferentelementsarecombinedyougetadifferentchemicalcomposition.Cobaltshouldnotbemixedwithtungstenasitwillcauseanallergicreactionforsome,butcobaltcombinedwithchromecreatesanextremelyhypoallergenicmetal.Sogoodinfactthatitswhatdoctorsuseformedicalimplants.

    CeramicCeramicringsdonotcontainanymetalatall,sothosepeoplewhohavemetalallergiescanwearceramicringswithconfidence.Thereisnobinder,alloysorcoatingswhichwillgiveyouametalreaction,sothisisyoursafesthypoallergenicringforthosewithsupersensitiveskin.

    Shouldyoubeoneoftheveryfewpeoplewhodoexperienceanallergicreactionfromanyofourringsknowthatourreturnspolicyallowsyoutoexchangeyourringsforanothertypeorobtain100%ofyourmoneybackonthepurchasewithin30days.

    All rings need costly maintenanceSomethingnotallretailerswilltellyouisthatgoldand/orplatedringshaveadditionalyearlymaintenancerequiredatyourcosttoensurethequalityofringremainshigh.Andattimesthisyearlymaintenanceisarequirementofyourwarranty.Notkeepingthemaintenanceuptodatecanvoidit,whichisnotgreatatall.

    Additionally,theywilltellsellyouexpensivesolutionsandcleaningclothesforyoutodotheextramaintenanceworkbetweentheseyearlyreplating.Allofthesecostscanaddupandofcoursethereisyourtimetofactorinhere.

    Thorstenhavemadetheirringstobeasmaintenancefreeaspossiblemeaningthereisnoneedforextracleaningproductstobepurchasedorexpensiveyearlyrecoating.Byusingthehardestmaterialsliketungstenandceramicallyouneedtodoiswipetheringwithadampclothifitgetsdusty.Ifyourtungstenringdoestarnishthenallistakesisalittlemildsoap,atoothbrushtoscrubit,andacottontoweltodryitoff.

    ImportantNote:Thechemicalcleaners(suchasammonia,bleach,andchlorine)retailersellareactuallyharmfultothetungstenringsandshouldnotbeused.Inmentioningthisitisalsoimportanttoaddthatwearingyourtungstenringinchlorinatedspasorpoolsisbestavoided.

    How to pick the right Ring Size first time?Comfort Fit versus Standard FitMostringsthatyouwouldfindinajewellerystoreareaStandardFit(flatontheinside),howeverallofouralternativemetalringsareclassedasaComfortFittypering.ComfortFitringsareroundedontheinsidetoenabletheringtoclearyourknuckleseasier.Duetothisdifferencewesuggestthatyouselectaringsizewhichisabouthalfasizesmallerthanyouwouldnormallywear.ComfortFitringsarealooserfitcomparedtothesamesizeringinaStandardFit.

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  • Note:Themmwidthoftheringcanaffectsizingandthereforeshouldbetakenintoconsiderationwhenchoosingaringsize.Ringswhichare10mmorwidermayfeeltightonyourfingerduetotheamountofskinsurfacetheycover,thereforeyoumayfindthatkeepingyournormalringsizeisappropriatehere.Pleasenotethattherewillbeslightvariancesof+/0.1mmonourrings.

    Ring SizeWeknowthatyourfirstinstinctasamanistosayLARGEwhenaskedforyoursize,buttobealittleseriousforamomentwedliketohelpyougetyourringsizerightthefirsttime,reducinganyunnecessaryeffortonyourbehalftogetitswapped.

    IfyouknowyourringsizewedsuggestyoucheckourUSRingSizeCharttoensureitmatchesourmanufacturesmeasurementsbeforeplacinganorder.However,ifyoudontknowyourringsize,themostaccuratewaytodetermineitistovisitacoupleoflocaljewelersandgetfitted.Werecommendgoingtoatleast2storesaseachjewelerhastheirownwayofmeasuringaperson'sringsize.Ifyougetthesameresultfromboth,greatyouno...