Carbon Fiber Rings Pros and Cons

Carbon Fiber Rings Pros and Cons

Carbon Fiber Ring Pros and Cons

Let's talk for just a moment on the pros and cons of carbon fiber rings. After all, it includes some of the most commonly asked questions and while some of the answers may be no brainers, it is good to understand some of the lesser known reasons you should (or shouldn't) wear a carbon fiber ring. And cutting to the carbon fiber chase...

Carbon Fiber Ring Pros

  • Carbon fiber rings are lightweight. 12 times lighter than gold rings of identical size, and 3 times lighter than titanium.
  • Carbon rings are strong yet durable and will not break if dropped unlike ceramic or other brittle rings.
  • Carbon fiber rings are hypoallergenic. If you have allergies to metal you won't have any problems with carbon fiber. 
  • Carbon fiber is conflict free. 
  • *Glass fiber (not carbon) is non-conductive and can be worn by electricians
  • Unlike silicone rings, carbon fiber rings are stiff enough to allow air to flow thereby reducing sweat. 
  • Scuffs can be sanded out easily with a Scotch-Brite pad or fine grit sandpaper.
  • Carbon fiber filament can be woven in unique ways allowing for a multitude of aesthetic options.
Carbon Fiber Ring Cons:
  • Carbon fiber rings are conductive. Carbon rings should not be worn by electricians while actively working directly with electricity. Glass Fiber rings however can be worn by electricians.
  • You can have any color carbon fiber you want so long as it's black. 
As with most things relating to style, there are the obvious reasons one might want one ring over another. The point of this article isn't to put down gold wedding rings OR other metal rings but rather help you to make an informed decision. At the end of the day, it will boil down to what piques your interest most and how the above pros and cons shake out. Now it's your turn to prioritize and choose!


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