Tungsten Carbide is naturally a light color, so it’s prefect for a white wedding band. It can be polished up to have a bright shinny finish which will remain for its lifetime due to the high scratch resistance qualities of tungsten. This means less work for you in needing to get the ring re-polished or buffed to keep it looking good. On the flip side Tungsten can also have a matte look which isn’t shinny and is normally finished with a brush stroke pattern. White tungsten true natural color makes it the only tungsten version for inlay designs as there is no coating which can be damaged by cutting the inlay channel.