Flexible Jewelry

Lucite Tongue Retainers

Lucite Tongue Retainers

Flexible jewelry is defined as jewelry made of softer, flexible materials. Unlike metals, this jewelry is more comfortable and provide other advantages to the wearer.

However, such jewelry is often not suited for prolonged wear, so it’s typically used as temporary jewelry for your piercing. Even with this drawback, flexible jewelry is immensely important because it offers certain advantages over metal jewelry or jewelry made of other sturdy materials. Also, there are some flexible materials that can be worn for longer periods of time.

Advances of Flexible Jewelry

Flexible jewelry offers some advances over metal and other sturdy jewelry:

  • More comfort. This type of jewelry is soft and flexible, so it provides more comfort to the wearer. Also, this jewelry is typically lightweight, much lighter than metal or even organic jewelry, which only contributes
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Jewelry for People with Allergies and Sensitive Skin

Nickel Allergy ProblemThere are many sensitive people prone to allergies and other skin problems. There are also people with a very sensitive skin. Does it mean these people cannot enjoy body jewelry or piercings?

Good news: if you are prone to allergies or if you have a sensitive skin, it does NOT mean you can’t wear body jewelry. The trick is just to find jewelry that will not trigger your allergies and that will be comfortable for you to wear.

Unsafe Materials and Alloys

In most of the cases, to avoid allergies, skin sensitivity and other problems, it’s important to wear jewelry made of safe materials. Safe materials are those materials that are body-friendly and medical grade. These materials will not cause allergies in most people.

It’s important to understand what causes allergies in the first place. Most of the time, … read more

How to Clean Your Jewelry Depending on the Material

clean jewelry You sure want to keep your body jewelry shiny and in a perfect shape. To achieve this, it’s important to take a good care of it and to clean it regularly. The type of appropriate care and cleaning instructions will depend on the material.

Different materials (surgical steel, titanium, gold, organic materials, etc.) require different care and cleaning instructions you should follow.

Surgical Steel

Surgical Steel is a high-quality steel that’s safe for body use. Unlike stainless steel, it doesn’t cause allergies and other problems. It should be noted that some people can wear stainless steel jewelry without a problem, so you shouldn’t completely forget about stainless steel if you don’t have allergies. However, surgical steel is a superior material and it’s much safer for body use.

This is why it’s strongly advisable to purchase body jewelry and sex … read more

Organic Jewelry Care Tips

Genuine Honey Amber Plug

Genuine Honey Amber Plug

Organic body jewelry is beautiful and unique. Made of natural, raw materials, these jewelry pieces are very attractive. Most of the organic body jewelry designs are made for ear piercings, particularly stretched piercings. However, that’s not all. Some organic jewelry pieces are specially made for other types of piercing or other body parts (for example, nose piercings).

To make the most of your organic jewelry, you need to know how to take a good care of them. Remember, these are organic, natural materials, so they require a bit different care routine than your metal jewelry in order to make them shine and last for long.

The first thing you need to know before using organic jewelry is that there are many different materials you can use. Unlike metal jewelry, these can’t be sanitized, so you … read more

Eco Friendly Body Jewelry Hits the Fashion Scene Hard!

Parquet Wood Ear Plugs

Organics are all the rage, and body jewelry has been and is going even more organic and eco friendly! With more and more designers turning to organic jewelry, the trend is fast catching on and has taken the world, fashion ramps and runways by a definite storm. These jewelry pieces are beautiful, low maintenance, cost effective and a sure-shot fashion statement!

Wood Jewelry – Back to the Basics

And now for our next post, we would return to the basics and talk a bit about wooden jewelry. Wood has been used as a material for jewelry since times immemorial. But lately, metals had kind of displaced it. This season, with the coming back of organic jewelry, wood body jewelry has come back with a bang!

Wood is one of the most versatile materials available. This ensures that wood jewelry is everything you want your jewelry piece to be, and more!

Latest Trends in Body Piercing

Body Piercing is a fascinating form of Body art and there is hardly any young individual who is not drawn in by its exclusive air and charisma. Body Piercing definitely lends one’s personality the X-factor and an edge over others. Body Piercing means different things in different cultures. Sometimes, it signifies marriage and in other times it represents death of a near and dear one. However, apart from these representations, body piercing symbolizes coolness and attitude, simultaneously adding a distinct character to the person.

The field of Body Piercing is full of innovations and involves greater inventiveness in the arena of body jewelry design. People indulging in body piercing have definitely become more and more experimenting and

Star Stopping Eardrops – Definite Show Stoppers!

Organic body jewelry is one of The Chain Gang’s specialties. Therefore, we keep adding new, designer jewelry to an already extensive collection. This is to ensure that our customers get the very latest in Organic body jewelry and we live up to our 100% customer satisfaction guarantee!

From our range of Organic body jewelry, we bring you Star Stopping Eardrops – the very latest in fashion and definite head turners. These pieces sure refute the myth that Organic jewelry cannot be fashionable. The Star Stopping Eardrops are made from Genuine Buffalo Horn and all are hand-carved with utmost precision. We must mention here that no animals were hurt or killed for the purpose of making these pieces. Cool and perfect for flaunting piercings, the Star Stopping Eardrops are made for 14 gauge piercings only.

Ear Piercing or Body Piercing?

Double Helix Spiral

Double Helix Spiral

When you think about Ear Piercing what is the first thing that comes to mind. To me it use to be a diamond stud or two. Now you can have you whole ear practically pierced.

There are plenty of places on the ear to pierce that you may not even realize such as the Lobe, the Conch, the Tragus, the Diath, and the Helix. It is recommended to use a Larger Gauge of Jewelry in any cartilage piercings to make the healing more comfortable and less problematic.

The most common Jewelry for the ear piercings are Captive Rings, Circular Barbells, Ear Plugs, Flesh Tunnels & Earlets, Segment and Seamless Rings. I have had my cartilage pierced and to be honest I actually use the Nosebones in mine. They work great for that, … read more