Gold is certainly among the most popular body jewelry materials.
In fact, some of the most beautiful jewelry pieces you can use in your piercings are made of gold.
It is therefore not surprising that gold is such a common material for body jewelry or that there are many jewelry pieces made of gold.
Gold for Body Piercing Jewelry
Gold is a noble metal that looks really beautiful so it is not surprising that it’s often chosen for jewelry of all kinds, not just piercing jewelry. It is also highly valuable, which ads a bit of luxury to jewelry made of this metal.
If you wish to wear jewelry made of gold, it is important to always choose the type of gold that is safe to use in body piercings. This is why it is so vital to understand a difference between “regular” gold and the one made for body piercings. Keep in mind that gold is a safe material but as long as it is nickel-free.
Some gold jewelry contains nickel, which can cause serious nickel allergies. These allergies are always dangerous, regardless of the jewelry type you wish to use. However, it becomes even more dangerous for body jewelry used in piercings. Keep in mind that in a piercing, jewelry comes in a direct touch with your tissue and not just the surface of your skin. This can make nickel allergy even stronger than the one caused by regular jewelry that is not worn inside piercings.
In order to prevent these problems it is absolutely vital to choose only high-quality jewelry made by reliable manufacturers. It is important to only go after these jewelry types because they are safe to use in body piercings. This is not something you want to play with. Never use cheap body jewelry you can find at malls or similar places. Always go for high-quality jewelry that is made to be safe and suitable for body piercings.
Why Choose Gold Jewelry?
There are many reasons why you should use gold as your body jewelry material. Here are some of the most important reasons to choose gold jewelry:
- Gold is beautiful. This is one of the most attractive jewelry materials you can choose. Gold is almost universally recognized as a beautiful metal so it is not surprising that it is so popular. It makes jewelry look elegant and luxurious. This is a great thing you want for your body jewelry.
- Gold is safe. As long as you follow the above-mentioned recommendations, gold is a safe material to use for your body piercings. Choose high-quality 14k nickel-free jewelry so you don’t have to worry about problems with your chosen jewelry material.
- Gold is diverse. Since gold jewelry is so popular, it means there are many different jewelry types you can find that are made of gold. This diversity is exactly what you need if you want to choose jewelry to fit your current style, outfit or mood. You know you will always be able to find just the type of a piece that will look great in your piercings.
- Gold is comfortable. As long as you use safe types of gold (nickel-free), it is a very comfortable body jewelry materials you can choose. This is very important for those who are looking not only for gorgeous jewelry but also practical, comfortable jewelry pieces.
Steve “Holes” Armstong is a staff writer and researcher for TheChainGang. He is a long-term piercing enthusiast who is never tired of discovering new body modifications. In addition to this, he also likes to spend his time experimenting with new ways to find pleasure, which makes him a perfect person to discuss unusual adult toys. He says: “I love piercings and I can’t get enough of them. There is something special about body modifications and altering your looks… Even if it’s just below the belt! I am happy to share my knowledge of extreme piercings and lesser-known sex toys, made for both men and women”. In addition to writing, Steve is also a researcher, always on a lookout for new and exciting things.