Posted on 4th Oct 2012 @ 2:47 PM
Many men prefer this material because of the many advantages it comes with. First of all, it looks great, which is what many people look for. Secondly, when it comes to being scratch resistant, you should know that titanium is much harder than silver or gold, though very lightweight. Many people are allergic to gold and silver, but with Titanium wedding bands you needn't worry about this aspect,as titanium is hypoallergenic.
Titanium wedding bands can be shaped into many styles, and can easily be colored in different colors that can be matched and mixed. This is the reason why you can such a more varied choice of titanium wedding bands than you do of other materials, such as gold. Men's titanium wedding bands also come with a varied choice of finish, of which the most common are brush polished, matt and satin. Effect can be added to titanium rings by coupling them with one or more precious gemstones.
Metallic element, titanium is recognized for its high strength-to-weight ratio.
Titanium as a useful metal alloy was not commonly used until the late 1940s. It is most often alloyed with molybdenum, manganese, iron, and aluminum. By weight titanium is one of the strongest readily available metals, making it ideal for wide range of practical applications. It is 45% lighter than steel with comparable strength, and twice as strong as aluminum while being only 60% heavier.