And Now for Something Completely Different


I lose wedding bands.  Two so far.  I take them off to shower.  Sometimes I take them off during the night when they itch.  Maybe one of my kids grabs it.  Maybe it was flushed down the toilet.  Maybe the cat eats it.  Car key gnomes.  Kleptomaniac aliens.  Quite possibly just a classic case of common Y-Chromosome syndrome.

Whatever the cause, I was glad I hadn’t purchased the Platinum band I really wanted and opted instead for 18k white Gold both previous times.  Even so, Gold prices have gone up a lot since I replaced my original band.  My wife thinks I should just not even bother at this point, but I deem it necessary to have a symbol of our undying love and affection with me at all times.  I also want to shop for a new one…

So, Platinum is out.  White Gold is now too pricey to risk losing a third one, too.  Is there something less expensive?  Titanium is all the rage in watches and jewelry.  Stainless steel sounds cheesy but may be durable and cheap.  Aluminum beer can ring tabs are too hard to find these days.  No, none of these were for me.  I found something that appears to be impervious to scratches and only cost me $30.  Enter, Cobalt free Tungsten Carbide!

Though I got the wrong size initially, Sabrina Silver swapped it without a hassle.  The new one is shiny and apparently much more resistant to scratches than my white gold ones.  Hopefully, I won’t need to be a repeat customer, but now I can just search Carseatblog a few years from now when I can’t remember where I got the last one!


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