Can I wear my tungsten carbide rings in the shower? Can I wear my tungsten ring in the pool? These are frequently asked questions from those who often wear tungsten rings.
As you know, tungsten carbide rings are a great piece of jewelry. Most of the rings are made of traditional metals-platinum, silver, gold, but rings made with tungsten is very hard.
Diamond is the only thing that able to scratch tungsten.
Though, it is hard, but can you shower with your tungsten rings?
The answer is Maybe YES Maybe NO.
It depends on what your tungsten rings made with or how is your tungsten rings made.
Let’s start with NO.
Can I Wear My Tungsten Ring in the Pool?
You would better NOT wear your tungsten rings in the pool.
Tungsten is a very strong metal, but it reacts poorly to harsh cleaning products, such as chlorine, ammonia and bleach.
As you know, there are tons of these cleaning products in the pool. The contact with these chemicals may blemish the shining surface of your tungsten rings.
Therefore, try not to wear your tungsten rings when you are going to play in the swimming pool, or use one of these chemical cleaning products.
Tips: you can wear your tungsten rings in your private swimming pool without these harsh cleaning products.
What should I do if my tungsten rings came into contact with one of these chemicals in the pool?
If one of your tungsten rings accidentally came into contact with one of these chemicals, no worry, you should rinse it in warm water with soap right away.
Then, rinse it again with clean water and put it somewhere to air dry.
Let’s continue with YES.
Can I Wear My Tungsten Ring in the Shower?
In the short term, Yes. There is no problem shower with your tungsten rings.
But, It might develop a problem long term( Guys, Here I share a very useful post here, you will learn What Jewelry Can You Wear in the Shower(The Ultimate Guide))
Unlike the swimming pool, the water used in your home is cleaner without or with much less cleaning products, such as chlorine, ammonia, and bleach. So, you can shower with your tungsten carbide rings.
For example, I have one that I wear all the time. in the pool, showering, hand-washing, running, etc. it gets wet a lot. I have never had any sort of problem (over the last 12 months).
No problem at all. It shines and no scratches at all.
Please see the picture. I almost wear them every day.
But, when you buy a new tungsten carbide rings, the care instructions say you should not wear it while swimming and take it off when you take a shower.
The seller wants you to know that you should avoid the chemicals that harmful to your tungsten rings.
So, in the long run. You should protect your tungsten carbide rings as the instructions told you.
Expert Tips: Try to air dry your tungsten carbide rings immediately after the shower or washing hands.
Can I wash my hands with a tungsten ring?
You can wash your hands with s tungsten ring. As I said, if you get it clean as quickly as possible, you got no problem with it. See the proof, I wear this ring for a long time. I never take it off when I am washing my hands.
Can I Shower with Tungsten Rings Made with Cobalt?
NO NO NO. This is what will happen. It would tarnish.
Cobalt is used in low-quality tungsten rings. The price for tungsten rings made with cobalt is below $15. Tungsten ring made with cobalt are susceptible to scratching, marring, corrosion, and cracking. It will also negatively react with sensitive skin lead to itchiness and rashes. Also, it blackens your finger. Here is a very interesting post you might like to read: Why Are Tungsten Rings So Cheap on Amazon/eBay?
Tips: NEVER buy a tungsten ring made with cobalt. Pay extra to buy tungsten carbide rings that contain nickel.
Tungsten carbide is one of the hardest, most durable metals, so it is scratch-resistant, will not bend, and will not tarnish.
All in all, you can shower with your tungsten carbide rings in the short term. In the long term, you should take care of it by taking it off when you in the pool.
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