Wedding season is on the way and stainless steel rings are here for the rescue! You must be on your way to buy the perfect ring for your big day to make it look more special. What if you say goodbye to all those mainstream wedding rings and let the stainless-steel rings add glamor to your look. These rings might sound very simple but in fact, they make a stylish masterpiece.
Stainless-steel rings are new in the market and many of you might not still be aware of what exactly these rings look like. But, despite being new, they have hit the market really high owing to their durability, cost-effectiveness and, off-course, style.
What qualities do stainless-steel rings bear?
Stainless steel rings, as the name indicates, bear the same qualities as Stainless-steel itself. Let’s see what these qualities are!
What is stainless steel? It is an alloy; a mixture of different metals. Stainless-steel is a mixture of carbon, iron, and chromium. These individual metals give the stainless-steel rings their characteristic qualities. Chromium gives shine, reflection, and durability to the steel. Additional metals can also be included, like nickel and manganese.
1. Durable and light-weight
The extreme durability and light-weight of stainless-steel make it a perfect material for wedding rings. Imagine wearing your wedding ring as light as a feather. You can add more weight to it by the gemstones and inlay designs.
2. Poor conductor of electricity and heat
Stainless steel is a bad conductor of electricity and heat and so are the rings made from it. S these rings make the safest option to go for.
3. Resistant to wear and tear
Stainless steel is a highly resistant material and does not let corrosion, scratching or tarnish affect it easily. Being stretch proof, stainless-steel rings can live for many years, just like new.
Stainless steel is a very strong metal that has been proven in manufacturing, cooking and a variety of other high demand industries. Due to the durability of stainless steel, jewelry designers have used it to make rings and other items that may have been damaged during normal wear for some time. Stainless steel wedding rings are particularly popular for their strength and durability. Stainless steel rings may retain their original shape and shine for a lifetime.
Stainless steel wedding bands; why and why not?
There are certain pros as well as cons to buying stainless-steel wedding rings.
1. Affordable price
As already discussed, these rings are durable and resistant to corrosion. At the same time, their affordable price makes them the best choice. So, you can now buy platinum-looks rings worth tungsten and titanium, without ever compromising on quality. These rings are cheap to buy and worth showing off.
It is the most environmentally friendly metal choice in the jewelry industry. Its production results in very little waste and energy use. In the production process, the amount of energy used and the amount of waste generated is much less than the production of other metal jewellery. Stainless steel is 100% recyclable. Therefore, its production is both energy efficient and environmentally friendly.
3. Emergency removal
In case of any emergency, stainless steel wedding rings can be easily removed with the help of any regular cutting tool and without causing much hassle and worry.
Allergies to any particular metal are now very common. Many people are allergic to gold, silver, and platinum due to any ingredients used therein or due to the stimulation of the metal. But stainless steel rings are not the case. Due to the hypoallergenic nature of the stainless steel ring, wearing these rings is very safe, even if you wear a stainless steel ring all your life, it will not hurt you. The only exception is the stainless steel ring with nickel.
5. Wide range of uses
Stainless steel jewelry is very versatile, and the reasons people buy jewelry vary from person to person. Some people buy it just to have something beautiful, while others buy it to wear it and make it look more attractive in public. Some people also want to look more refined and less attractive in public, and regardless of the situation, there is a piece of stainless steel jewelry to help you meet these needs, making stainless steel jewelry very versatile.
Stainless steel rings are highly regarded for their masculinity. Men, whether in the West or anywhere in the East, are more likely to look for something that looks masculine and strong. All other metals, such as gold, silver and platinum, are not strong enough to satisfy the male masculinity. Stainless steel, on the other hand, is known for its rugged materials. Therefore, due to its powerful aura, stainless steel has been used in men’s jewelry for nearly a decade. Men like to wear watches, bracelets and rings made of stainless steel.
Where buying these rings brings you multiple benefits.
1. Low availability in stores
Stainless-steel rings are not much known in the market yet and therefore, are not widely available in the store. Thus, most of the times, you have to order these rings online.
2. Difficult to repair or resize
Stainless steel wedding rings are not easy when it comes to repairing or resizing. In such cases, the cost of such services can exceed even the actual production cost of the ring. However, some retailers, being the silver lining, warranty lifetime exchange of products.
3. Chlorine sensitivity
Chlorine is stainless-steel’s weakness. These rings are very sensitive to chlorine. Therefore, make sure that you remove the ring before making contact with any chlorinated product like swimming water.
4. Loss of shine over the years
Over the years, stainless-steel rings can eventually lose their lustrous shine and original polish. However, if you get your ring polished by a professional, its lustrous shine will come back!
Some important tips for stainless steel ring shopping
Before you go shopping stainless-steel rings, make sure you keep the following important tips in your mind to save you from further hassle:
1. Order the perfect ring size to save the hassle of resizing.
2. Read the product description thoroughly. This is important because certain ion or electroplated rings are not fit for daily use.
3. Consult a professional ring manufacturer and get your ring tension set. These last longer and are durable.
4. Gemstones which have Moh’s rating of less than 9.0 should not be fitted in the rings.
5. The best gems for use are diamonds, rubies, and sapphires.
6. Stainless steel sometimes contains nickel. If you are allergic to nickel, you need to buy it carefully. There may be no problem with the choice of nickel allergy. Although the severity of allergies varies from person to person, it should be used with caution when buying stainless steel. If you are allergic to nickel, you do so at your own risk.
7. Last but not least, online shopping is a risk. So, it is better to stick to the realtor who offers at least 30 days warranty, money back or exchange.
Are you ready to give a new touch to your wedding? Be cool enough to try these stunning silver rings while they are still not known to many!
This article is written and submitted on behalf of Find U Rings, a jewel producer specializing in crafting unique wedding rings.