Spirals for Stretching: Which Gauge to Use?

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so, when ordering spiral jewelry, which gauge would I order? I’m currently at an 8g and wanna go to a 6g, so would I order an 8g spiral or a 6g spiral?

Spirals for StretchingWhen choosing tapers and other stretching tools it is very important to choose the appropriate size. The same goes for jewelry made for stretched piercings: it is vital to order the appropriate size (gauge).

An appropriate gauge (size) should always match your existing piercing size, unless you wish to order a taper to stretch your piercing to a larger size. While it is possible to use a single taper for one-time stretch, many people choose to get a taper kit so they can stretch gradually to larger and larger sizes.

However, this is a rule for tapers and other stretching tools. What about jewelry that can double … read more

The Most Effective yet Simple Decorations for Your Body Jewelry

Decorations for Your Body JewelryMany piercing jewelry pieces are made to be comfortable and practical. It is important to choose well-crafter, high-quality jewelry for your piercings because it is the only way to stay safe. You should never choose cheap, bad quality jewelry because it is not body-friendly and will probably cause problems.’

High-quality jewelry is not only made of safe materials but is also designed in a way that ensures safety and comfort.

However, that doesn’t mean that your jewelry has to be completely ordinary and plain.

Decorations for Your Body Jewelry

Here are some ideas on how to add something extra to your piercing jewelry while keeping it safe and comfortable:

  • Barbells with gems. One of the easiest ways to add something extra to your piercings is to choose barbells with gems instead of plain ones. While plain barbells are great and
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Most Popular Body Jewelry Types

Popular Jewelry TypesThere are many different and unique body jewelry types in the world. Body jewelry is varied and comes in many different shapes, sizes and styles.

These are the most popular types of body jewelry:

Captive Bead Rings

Captive Bead Ring, also known as “CBR”, is the most popular body jewelry style in the world. These rings are so popular that many people call any body jewelry piece “a ring”, even if it’s not a ring at all.

Captive Bead Rings are circular in shape. They have a removable ball or charm pressured by both sides to keep it in place. To open the ring one has to remove the ball, which is usually done using specially designed ring opening pliers. To close the ring, it’s best to use ring closing pliers in order to avoid damage to the … read more

Gauges vs Jewelry

Large Gauge JewelryIt’s not uncommon to hear people talk about “ear gauges” or requesting “ear gauge jewelry”. The word “gauge” is often used instead of a correct term for certain jewelry pieces, typically those made for stretched piercings, such as plugs or flesh tunnels. While everybody will understand what you mean when you say “gauge”, it’s important to know what this term truly means and what are common terms used for jewelry pieces made for stretched piercings.

Are Gauges Large Jewelry?

No, “gauges” are not large jewelry. They are not even stretched piercings. Using this word to talk about jewelry or stretched piercings is not correct. This isn’t what the word “gauge” is about. The word itself is not related to stretched piercings or large jewelry pieces alone. In fact, any piercing and any jewelry has their gauge.

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How to Use Crescent and Spiral Tapers

There are many gorgeous crescents and spirals you may try. These jewelry pieces are not only elegant, but also very functional. They combine tapers with jewelry, making a very attractive piece you will sure want to try.

Why Using Crescents and Spirals?

First of all: they are beautiful. Crescent and Spiral jewelry is made to be elegant and eye-catching. Many spirals and crescents are made of organic materials, which makes them truly unique and special. They are a great choice for stretched piercings. While they are typically used for earlobes, you can wear them in any stretched piercing. For example, many people wear them as septum jewelry.

Another great thing about crescents and spirals is that many of them can be used as tapers. In fact, many of them are made with this particular use in mind. Crescents and … read more

Last Ones of these Surgical Steel Ear Spiral(s) get them before they are gone

The Surgical Steel Ear Spiral(s) make a very fashionable earring. These are made from Surgical Steel.

What you can expect to find at a Body Jewelry Store

At a body jewelry store, you can expect to find unique and exquisite body jewelry for all parts of your body. On the other hand, you can also find experts in body jewelry that can help you find the perfect body jewelry for your piercings.

Body jewelry is used to adorn various parts of the part include the ears, nose, eyebrow, labret, nipple, and even private areas. When you first look at the various pieces of jewelry you may not know what part of the body they were created for that is the main reason you need a helping hand when it comes to choosing the correct body jewelry.

The Chain Gang’s Army Spirals – For the Adventurer in You!

Spirals look good in each and every piercing, but they look especially alluring in eyebrow and ear piercings. For all those who love jewelry spirals, The Chain Gang Body Jewelry Store presents a unique piece – the Army Spiral. Adorned with Army print balls which keep the piece in place, this spiral is perfect for those in the armed services or those who have an adventurous bone in their body!

Reasonably priced at $15.99, the Army Spiral is made from High Grade Polish Titanium and promises to keep both fresh and healed piercings healthy and infection free. The Camouflage Balls are made from Acrylic and are 6mm in size. You can pick the gauge and size while ordering the Army Spiral.