With summer in full swing many couples are taking the plunge and saying "I Do" in coming months. In the past traditional wedding bands for women contracting of platinum and gold adorned with diamonds was what was commonly purchased though trends are currently changing. In the current hard economic time, couples are staying on budget and opting for durable rings that are both beautiful and less expensive. Tungsten carbide rings are a great choice that fits the criteria under durability and affordability. Tungsten rings once came in classic simple styles targeted strictly for men in polished finishes and simple designs. Now with advancing technology and in demand styles the design possibilities are often endless. Below is a brief description of popular style choice for women.
Celtic Tungsten Rings: Celtic tungsten rings are popular for both the beautiful, intricate designs but also the symbolism the ring presents. The most popular Celtic ring style is the Claddagh ring. The Claddagh represents the wearer's romantic status in how they wear the ring. The Claddagh ring is worn commonly as wedding bands, engagement rings and promise rings.
Carved Wedding Bands: Carved tungsten wedding bands are still fairly new to the ring market featuring designs that are carved into the metal. Popular carved ring styles include personal names, dates and knotwork designs. Carved tungsten bands come in many different widths that will allow women to find one they are comfortable wearing.
Thin Width Tungsten Bands: Thin widths in tungsten wedding rings are still only found in a few online retail stores. Tungsten rings can come as thin as a 2mm width to allow women to have a feminine ring that is similar to her husband's ring. The thinner widths rings are also popular to be worn as stackable rings in multiple finishes.
Colored Tungsten Rings: Colored tungsten rings are now only worn as wedding bands but also as fashion rings for both women and men. Colored tungsten come in a choice of three colors consisting of black, gold and chocolate brown. The color in plated onto the surface of a tungsten ring for durability and strength. Colored tungsten rings typically come in two finishes, polishes and satin.
Whichever style is chosen tungsten will be sure to make a good choice for both men and women shopping for their special day. Tungsten not only is affordable but it is also ideally scratch resistant as well. Plus, as long as you choose a reputable online company a lifetime warranty will be available as well.