car·bon fi·ber | ˈkär-bən fī-bər
A strong, lightweight, synthetic fiber made especially by carbonizing acrylic fiber at high temperatures
This light, synthetic fiber is created by carbonizing acrylic fiber at very high temperatures. In the jewelry world, carbon-fiber is a type of material that is commonly used in men’s jewelry including rings, bracelets, and watches. Carbon-fiber, which is growing in popularity, is a popular medium for men’s jewelry because it’s affordable, aesthetically-appealing, and easy to wear. While a new choice in jewelry options, carbon-fiber was originally created over 150 years ago by Thomas Edison and has been used for industrial purposes such as in the aerospace manufacturing industry. Carbon-fiber is completely metal free, so it’s a great choice for men who have sensitivities or allergies to metal. It’s light, highly-durable, and can be finished in a variety of fashions including having patterns or textures, or being smoothed out or glossed like metal. Carbon-fiber’s appearance includes a touch of black, which makes it a modern choice for men, especially those who are looking for a unique wedding band compared to the yellow gold or white gold bands that are commonplace.