How to Choose the Right Jewelry for Your Piercings

Piercing and JewelryThere are many popular piercing types and many different jewelry styles. It’s always useful to know what kind of jewelry suits your piercing.

Generally speaking, most piercings can accommodate at least a few different jewelry styles, but it’s always useful to know what is best to wear for your piercing.

Jewelry Types

There are several basic body jewelry types. Among the most popular ones are barbells of different kinds (straight, curved and circular barbells) as well as rings (Captive Bead Rings, seamless rings, screwball rings and others).

These jewelry styles can accommodate most piercing types. Most of these can be used for many different piercing types, which makes these jewelry types multi-functional.

On the other hand, there are also specialized jewelry types. These are made for one specific jewelry type. For example, ear plugsread more

Belly Button Piercing – Feminine Fashion Alone?

A strange thing about belly button piercing is that it has more women takers than men. Ever wondered why? Also the men who get their navel pierced have to battle off strange stares and even stranger notions about them. Somehow, getting one’s navel pierced isn’t considered that manly.

Let’s look into the reasons of such a trend.

  • Navel piercing seems to be  women’s territory since the beginning. Everyone from top models to actresses, social butterflies and not to forget the trend setters – belly dancers have had their navel pierced. Perhaps it has something to with having a curvy waistline?
  • There’s another generalization that works against men having a navel piercing. It’s always been beer bellies when it comes to men and belly buttons when it comes to women! 🙂
  • Does hair make a difference? Women’s stomach’s aren’t hairy so
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