Titanium is one the best materials you can buy. Solid titanium belly piercings are also used when you are getting pierced for the first time. Great choice for people with sensitive skin and nickel-allergies. Extremely durable, no discolouration, 100% nickel-free, lighter than steel.
Also, what sizes do belly bars come in?
The default size for belly bars is 10 mm length and 1.6 mm thickness, which should be suitable for most belly button piercings. However, if you’re not sure what size you need you can measure the one you’re currently wearing. Despite the default thickness being 1.6 mm, some people prefer a 1.2 mm belly bar.
Secondly, what happens if your belly bar is too small?
Bad things will happen getting pierced with a piece of jewelery that doesn’t accommodate for swelling. You should have been pierced with a longer then normal bar in case it swells. … If you were pierced with a bar that’s too short don’t go back there! A good piercer knows better then that!
Is it normal to feel the belly bar?
It is normal. Depending on the length of the bar, the amount of skin and any swelling the bar may not extend further than the length of the pierced hole. … If the piercing was pierced shallow, you will be able to feel it with just gently rubbing your fingers across the skin.
Steel Belly Bars
Surgical steel is a specific type of stainless steel that is biocompatible and skin-friendly. Wearing non-surgical steel body jewellery could lead to irritation and sore piercings.
Your size: Overweight people can get this piercing if they want, but it’s not recommended if your navel becomes covered over by skin and fat when you sit. That can suffocate the piercing and build up more sweat, which makes healing more difficult and is a breeding ground for bacteria.
Belly Button: Normally, navel piercings are done with either a 14g or a 12g needle, followed by starter jewelry of the same size. … 16g is also a common option if your piercing artist says there is enough skin available for a slightly larger barbell.
- Body Art Forms.
- Painful Pleasures.
- Kolo Piercing.
- Anato Metal.
- Crazy Factory.
14g jewelry is larger than 16g jewelry, but you might be able to fit it. Yes, you can stretch you piercing to a 14g just make sure that the jewelry that you’re buying is suitable for a freshly stretching piercing. … It would just irritate the piercing even if it is fully healed.
If I pierce with a 16g needle, can I use 18g jewelry? Yes you can, in fact that’s typically what a piercer will do, especially with cartilage piercings. They pierce with a gauge size bigger than the actual jewelry. It allows room for swelling and placing the jewelry.
|Piercing||Standard Gauge||Standard Length|
|Belly / Navel Ring||14G||3/8″ , 7/16″|
|Nose Piercing||20G , 18G||1/4″ , 5/16″|
|Cartilage Piercing||16G , 18G||3/16″ , 1/4″ and 5/16″|