Is there a Captive Bead Alternative for Piercings?

Captive Bead Alternative for PiercingsMany fans of piercings and other body modifications know the importance of body jewelry. After all, this is what makes a piercing so attractive. But that’s not all. Good body jewelry is more than a simple ornament. Many times it’s a functional part of your piercing. Jewelry is what prevents the piercing from closing and it often helps it stay healthy and safe. Out of all body jewelry styles, Captive Bead Rings are among the most popular ones. But it is not always possible to wear these rings and sometimes you just wish to change a style. This is why it’s so important to find a Captive Bead alternative.

What is a Captive Bead Alternative?

A Captive Bead alternative for piercings is any body jewelry style that is not a Captive Bead Ring but can successfully replace it. A … read more

New Trend: Braid Piercings

Braid PiercingsOne of the newest piercing trends among celebrities is pretty striking: many of them sport pierced braids. While this is not, strictly speaking, body modification or a piercing in the strict sense of the word, it is nonetheless something you can try for special occasions.

After all, this trend may not be body piercing but it uses piercing jewelry, which is a creative way to use Captive Bead Rings and other body jewelry.

A Hot Trend

Pierced braids seem to be a hot trend among celebrities, though there are many ordinary people who are experimenting with this look. One of the best things about it is that it’s a generally simple idea that is easy to do, but it looks very effective and memorable.

Christina Aguilera was the first one to sport a pierced braid look back in May … read more

Segment and Seamless Rings

Titanium Smooth Segment Ring

Titanium Smooth Segment Ring

Segment and Seamless rings are a good alternative to classic Captive Bead Rings.

They are mostly used in the same way as CBRs are, and for the same piercing types, but they are designed a bit differently, which gives them some advantage to typical Captive Bead Rings.

Segment Rings

Unlike Captive Bead Rings, segment rings don’t have a bead. Instead, they have a removable segment. This segment is tightly pressed to the rest of the ring to make a perfect round shape when the ring is closed. Segment rings tend to be more elegant than Captive Bead Rings, since they offer a more seamless look.

To open a segment ring, simply hold the ring with the segment at the top. Push the segment gently to one side to open the ring slightly and force … read more

Spiky Segment Ring

Spiky Segment Ring

The Spiky Segment Ring’s are an eye catching piece. This piece contains three spikes to get attention from others. This piece is made out of  Surgical Steel and would be extraordinary piece to add to your Body Jewelry Collection.