10 Amazing Facts About Metals Used in Jewellery - Titanium

Titanium rings are ideal for couples seeking an affordable option for wedding bands and other sentimental jewellery, without sacrificing any of the style or shine of more expensive metals. Titanium has the highest strength-to-weight ratio of any transition metals, so while it’s strong enough to last generations of wear, it feels light as air to wear. Titanium is fully hypoallergenic, highly resistant to corrosion or tarnish, and a very poor conductor of heat or electricity, making it a practical as well as stylish choice for everyday wear!

A perfect choice for a sleek modern look at a low price, titanium is rapidly growing in popularity. However, we bet you didn’t know these unusual facts about our favourite transition metal!

  1. Titanium is formed in the depth of supernovas (which are collapsing stars)

  2. Titanium is named after the Titans of Greek mythology

  3. Titanium was discovered in 1791 in Cornwall by amateur chemist William Gregor

  4. Titanium is used in suntan lotion, aircraft, golf clubs and the international space station

  5. Titanium has the highest strength to weight ratio of any metal

  6. Titanium is found in every living thing

  7. Titanium's melting point is over 3000 degrees Fahrenheit

  8. In nature, Titanium is only ever found bonded to another element

  9. Titanium can be found on the moon, the sun, and in the meteorites 

  10. Titanium is resistant to acids and salt water

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