Nowadays, it is used in glasses frames, golf clubs, tennis rackets, watches, cameras, hiking supplies, building materials including artificial joints, artificial bone, wheelchairs and other medical equipment that are highly related to our lives.
Titanium is about 1/4 lighter than gold and has stronger strength and corrosion resistance than any other metal .
It started 60 years ago when titanium was treated this way. It is cheaper than gold but difficult to handle and process, significantly high price metal.
There were lots of attempts to make ring with this metarial, and experienced trial and errors.
However, TATIAS strengthen the strength of titanium and released titanium ring at last.
Titanium jewelry specialist TATIAS is working hard to develop not only rings but pendants or bracelets, widening our titanium product line through creativity and challenging spirit.
Titanium jewelry is usually gunmetal gray, tinged with little darker than platinum color and cheaper than platinum. So it has lots of potential to lead jewelry industry and its beauty is highly competitive with gold or silver rings. Also used in medical field, titanium is available who has sensitive reaction to metals, and its wearable designs get along with any fashion styles. Also titanium has high corrosion resistant so there is no corrosion and discoloration by sweat or salt water. It is semi-permanent.
Because of these advantages, it is becoming popular to open-minded jewelry enthusiasts and through the movie "The Abyss," "Charlie's Angels 2", it is slowly recognized in Korea. Already called as 'metal of the diamond' in western countries, it is beloved in Austria, Switzerland, Europe and the United States and because of its robustness and eternity, they are usually used in engagement or wedding rings. Nowadays they are launched in New Zealand, Canada, as well as Taiwan, Hong Kong, China, Japan and other Asian markets, which are traditionally gold cultural area. Compared to normal jewelry, Titanium Jewelry is hard to manufacture and adjust the size, especially it has no cashability. So most of the companies were not interested.
But in other countries, it was recognized as eco-friendly, durable high-tech material, so demands increased and took place in a field of jewelry.
In Korea, design is getting important when choosing a product, and customers who want unique items are growing so the possibility of new material products demand is high. And as you see, titanium jewelry is especially luxury items in other countries, so we think that market possibility is also high.
To manufacture new material products, high technical skills are required, so the future is bright for high-valued exporting goods.