Can tungsten carbide rings be sized?

The short answer? No. Because of their strength, tungsten carbide rings don’t bend for resizing or reshaping. This can be a good thing when it comes to accidents where a bendable ring might further injure your finger, but it can be a downside if you need a new ring size.

How thick is a 10 mm ring?

Ring Width Guide

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8 0.31 8mm Width Rings
10 0.39 10mm Width Rings
12 0.47 12mm Width Rings
14 0.55 14mm Width Rings

What size do tungsten rings come in?

Band widths are measured in millimeters (MM) and for tungsten bands generally range from 4mm to 10mm. The width of the band will effect the how a particular size fits. The wider the band the tighter the ring will fit, whereas the more narrow the band the looser the fit.

Why you shouldn’t buy a tungsten ring?

Tungsten’s hardness also has its downsides. In fact, the harder the metal, the more brittle and breakable it is (unlike gold, which is soft and malleable, meaning it will bend rather than break). If you drop a tungsten ring, or if you accidentally smash it against a hard surface, the metal may crack or shatter.

Can you size a titanium ring?

The truth is, titanium rings can be resized—to a certain extent. Unlike softer metals, titanium rings usually are crafted from a solid piece of titanium. Because of this, resizing is not a matter of melting the metal to make the necessary adjustments.

What do you do if your tungsten ring is too big?

If your ring size changes, you can simply return your old ring and you will receive a new one, in the same exact style, if still available, at no additional or very minimal cost. In buying tungsten rings, especially since it is a newer, more trendy metal, many people may not know that they cannot be resized.

How many MM is a size 11 ring?

20.6 mm
Ring Size Conversion Chart

Ring Diameter (MM) USA/Canada Germany
20.6 mm. 11 20¾
21.0 mm. 11½ 21
21.4 mm. 12 21¼
21.8 mm. 12½ 21¾

How do I make my tungsten ring smaller?

To make your ring smaller using sizing beads, a jeweler simply adds two small metal balls on the back part of the inside of your ring. Sizing beads are an economical way to reduce the size of your ring. They’re perfect for reducing a ring by one half-size and they’re great for keeping your ring upright on your finger.

Does tungsten run small?

Tungsten rings are comfort fit. They normally run a half size larger from your standard ring size. Because rings are comfort fit it is recommended to go half size smaller than standard ring size. For instance if your standard ring size is 13, your comfort fit ring size will be 12.5.

Which is better titanium or tungsten?

Tungsten Isn’t Always A Better Choice Than Titanium Of the two metals, tungsten is the strongest and it’s more scratch-resistant. Tungsten carbide is 8.5 to 9 on the hardness scale, while titanium is 6. Tungsten can only be scratched by a metal or material that’s an equal or higher rank — which would be diamonds.

Is it safe to wear a tungsten ring?

Tungsten is a toxic metal. Yes, pure tungsten is toxic and can cause issues such as cancer or lung problems. However, tungsten rings are made out of jewelry grade tungsten which is safe to wear. These rings are not harmful and cause no issues to the wearer.