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Black Zirconium Rings – The Metal You Need To Know About

Black Zirconium Rings – The Metal You Need To Know About

Rings don’t just come in gold, silver and platinum. If you want a statement ring that doesn’t follow traditions, black zirconium is the metal for you. It’s a great men’s wedding ring option and ideal for everyday wear.

What is black zirconium?

Zirconium in its natural state is a silver/grey colour but when heated to a really high temperature the surface is oxidised, transforming into a unique black colour. This creates a long-lasting sleek and lustrous finish.

Does black zirconium wear off?

The oxidised finish of black zirconium means it’s extremely durable and won’t fade or tarnish. It is resistant to corrosion and has even been used in space shuttles! It is also very lightweight and highly scratch resistant at 8-8.5 on the Mohs scale.

Is black zirconium better than titanium?

Zirconium is not to be confused with Titanium. It is a third heavier and can hold up much better in extreme conditions. But you might be thinking surely this would look quite industrial? Black zirconium has a sleek and luxurious feel whilst also being very hard-wearing and durable.

Are they expensive?

The process of oxidising zirconium is relatively inexpensive meaning black zirconium rings are an affordable option. This is a particularly popular option for wedding rings, as costs can add up quickly when it comes to weddings!

Is black zirconium hypoallergenic?

It can be frustrating finding the right jewellery if you have sensitive skin or can’t wear certain metals. But not with black zirconium. Black zirconium is hypoallergenic, meaning it won’t cause an allergic reaction; there’s no irritation or uncomfortable feeling when wearing it for long periods of time.

How do I care for a zirconium ring?

Zirconium rings come with little maintenance and can be kept clean by simply using some warm soapy water and a cloth. The dark colour also means it won’t need replating or polishing.

Who can wear this ring?

Black zirconium rings are a stylish and unique design that make a great choice for men, but can be worn by anybody. Incorporated with an extensive choice of precious metals and diamonds, they have a sleek and elegant look with a masculine edge.

If you’re looking for an affordable but durable wedding band option without compromising on style, a black zirconium ring may be the one for you. Whether you opt for pure zirconium, stone set or combined with platinum or gold, we have a range of sleek styles to choose from. Shop online or visit us in store and we can help you settle your ring dilemmas.

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