Have you ever wondered what engraving looks like on tungsten? Maybe you have pondered what engraving looks like on ceramic, or even cobalt? Tungsten carbide and alternative metals produce different colors when laser engraved. This is due to a number of reasons, but mostly due to element composition and not differences in engraving techniques.
|Metal||Ring Example||Engraving Color||Description|
|Cobalt||Cobalt engravings are similar to that of regular tungsten and come out a dark gray/black.|
|White TungstenWhite Tungsten Carbide||Similar to regular tungsten, but due to the brighter metal of white tungsten, the engraving will contrast more and be more visible to the naked eye.|
|TungstenTungsten Carbide||Tungsten ring engravings are a very dark gray color, almost black. This is a very visible engraving and is commonly requested.|
|Black TungstenBlack Tungsten Carbide||Black tungsten engravings are a light gray/gold color and are highly visible and contrasting.|
|Black Ceramic||Black ceramic engraves almost black and is visible in certain lights. This is the least visible engraving out of the set.|