This is a popular piece of body jewelry because it conveniently allows the wearer to remove the ring by simply removing the captive bead, the bead is held firmly in place so that it will not easily fall out.
Then, how do you measure a captive bead ring?
To size a captive ring, two measurements are needed: the gauge size and the diameter of the ring. The gauge size is the thickness of the ring itself (the part that actually goes in your piercing), and the diameter is found by measuring across the widest part of the ring from one inside edge to the other.
One may also ask, how do I get captive beads back in?
How do you secure a captive bead ring?
Traditional captive bead rings, or CBRs, hold a bead in place using the ring’s own tension/pressure. The rounded ends of the captive bead ring fit into two little dimpled indentations on either side of the captive bead to hold it in place.
A piercing professional can also give you tips for changing the jewelry on your own in the future. When you’re ready to go it alone, be sure to disinfect the area before and after, and to only touch the piercing with freshly-washed hands.
16ga steel is . 065” inches thick, that is about 1/16th of an inch thick. 14 gauge in comparison is . 083 inches thick which doesn’t sound like much except it is almost 30% thicker (27.6% to be exact).
14g jewelry is larger than 16g jewelry, but you might be able to fit it. … The size difference between the two is small, but if you go back and forth it would obviously be a stretch every time you wanted to wear the 14’s, since your ear would shrink back to a 16g while you had that jewelry in.
Twist the gem or ball clockwise to screw it back on. Take out a stud with a hooked end by gently pulling the gem or ball away from your nose, then in a downward motion to pull the hook through. Reinsert the stud by poking the hooked end (with the hook pointed downward) through the piercing.
Removing the stud
- Grasp the front of the stud with the fingertips of one hand. …
- Grasp the stud clasp. …
- Turn the front stud in one direction while turning the clasp in the other. …
- Pull back on the clasp as you turn it. …
- Remove the stud portion of the earring by pulling it away from the earlobe.
To open a ball closure ring you must pop the ball out and to close it the ball must be replaced. It is possible to do this with your bare hands but if you wear a lot of ball closure rings or change your jewellery often we recommend using a set of ring opening pliers.
A captive bead ring (CBR), ball closure ring (BCR), captive hoop, or captive ball ring is a common example of body piercing jewelry. 1????? lt consists of a hoop with a captive bead that can be inserted and removed to open and close the ring.