Titan care and maintainance

Takin care of your Titan jewellery

Titanium is an element (symbol Ti) like gold, silver and platinum. It is a silvery white non ferrous metal with the highest strength to weight ratio of any known element. Titanium is inert and therefore completely corrosion resistant. It does not react to salt water, sunlight, or any body or common chemistry.

Titanium is incredibly strong, far stronger than other conventional materials. It does scratch, but not as easily as silver, gold or platinum. Also, titanium is lighter and therefore more comfortable to wear than other materials.

Titanium is the most hypoallergenic element available for jewelry and will not irritate even the most sensitive skin.

Titanium is a light-weight and strong metal and ranges from gray to silver in color. Titanium is naturally platinum gray. By applying heat or electricity one may unleash its refractive properties by inducing various oxide thicknesses on the material surface. The resulting titanium oxide causes an optical interference with a purity and vivacity much the same as witnessed in the luminescent colors of oil on water, a peacock’s feather, or a rainbow. This process is called anodization.

Titanium is a reactive metal that can be anodized in different colors by electrolysis or thermal treatment. Unfortunately this type of surface treatment is not permanent. Anodization is just an oxidation layer on the metal, so the color is more an optical illusion. It can just be the friction it encounters, or your body’s natural acidity that wears the oxidized layer away. It will not hurt you, it is not dangerous. It’s just the nature of anodization.

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How quickly the anodization wears off depends on exposure. One trick is to paint the surface area that touches the skin or more exposed to environment with clear nail polish.

Titanium itself will not change color or tarnish. However, any colored (anodized) area is not scratch resistant.

Just as with any other metal, you want to take care of your jewelry so that you can have it for years to come. Remember to keep the titanium away from harsh chemicals, makeup, lotions and even sweat included.

Tips for cleaning your jewellery

Use a soft cloth to wipe it after a long day to remove any reside that could be present and tarnish the jewelry. Anodized titanium is the best cleaned with warm soapy water and dried with a soft tissue.

Also take a look on how to clean your silver jewellery