How do captive rings work?

The captive bead or ball fits into a small opening in the circle of the ring. The bead is slightly larger than this opening and has small indentations or depressions that correspond to the ring’s end-points so that it may fit snugly against them, thus completing the circuit of the ring.

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Also, how do you put a captive bead ring on?

Considering this, what is a captive ring used for? A captive ring is meant to hold the bead in the gap with tension. A traditional captive bead ring (CBR) uses a small ball that has dimples on either side.

Furthermore, how do you open a captive hoop?

How do you get a captive bead ring out without pliers?

Captive Bead Ring Removal

  1. Grab the jewelry by ring with the index and thumb of one hand.
  2. Grab the bead or ball with the index and thumb of the other hand.
  3. Pull and apply force in opposite directions causing the tension that the ring has on the ball or bead to break.
  4. Once the ball or bead is free, rotate the jewelry out.

Can you reuse a captive bead ring?

Answer: If you had to take your captive bead ring jewelry out or the ball bead popped out somehow, putting them back in can be tricky, but it can be done.

What do you do if you lose your piercing ball?

What is the best jewelry for VCH?

The top two styles of body jewelry worn in VCH and Christina piercings are L bars and curved barbells. L Bars- feature a fixed gemstone on bottom and a removable threaded end on top. Curved Barbells-Classic belly ring style or smaller threaded ends in either a ball, gem or opal style.

How do you put in a closed septum ring?

How do you open a smooth segment ring?

Most smooth segment rings are designed to hold onto the segment tightly, which prevents them opening accidentally. To get around this, we recommend using a pair of ring opening pliers to open your smooth segment ring. Insert the tips of your pliers into the SSR and gently open the ring. The segment will fall right out.

How do you close a ball closure ring?

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