Be warned, steel isn't hypoallergenic.
really? I thought it was? I just picked up a pair of hoops (my ears really are starting to hate most earrings sadly) and the red on my lobes etc. all but cleared up within a couple days. :0) Not that I'm getting rid of my sparkly earrings...just wearing them less frequently.
My hubby has a tungsten carbide ring that is all faceted. I gave it to him for our 15th anniversary I believe...and we just celebrated our 23rd and that ring looks the same as the day I gave it to him (not even ONE scratch). I bought it a little larger than he usually wears and he finds it SO comfy he never wears his original ring anymore. The style I chose is maybe a hair wider than the bands you chose as examples and it is completely faceted (all the way around) and shines like the sun. He gets complimented on it all the time. One time he left it in the men's room after washing his hands and whomever found it knew it was his! brought it right back to him. No skin reactions and he wears it all the time. Only takes it off to work around the house and play golf.