What is a captive nose ring?

The captive bead or ball fits into a small opening in the circle of the ring. … It uses the natural tensile or compressive strength of the metal the ring is made of, usually surgical stainless steel, niobium, or titanium, to hold the bead tightly in place.

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Besides, how do you get a captive bead nose ring out?

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.
In this regard, how do you open a nose ring with a ball? Firstly the ball may be pulled out by hand by forcing the ball from the ring or by gently twisting the ring. The best method is to use long nose pliers or preferably BCR / Circular barbell opening pliers. By placing the pliers through the ring and VERY GENTLY opening them until the ball is released.

Subsequently, how do you use a captive ring piercing?

Close the ring using pliers.

Squeeze the nose of the pliers closed, closing the ring around the bead in the process. Continue closing the ring until both open ends snap into the dimples of the bead or ball. When the captive ring is properly put together, you should be able to spin the ball with a little resistance.

How do you get a stuck nose ring out?

If your pierced on your left side twist away from the bridge of your nose. You may have some crust built up around the seam between the ball end and the bar. Try soaking it with warm (not hot) water for few minutes to loosen any crust up. If it’s still stuck, your piercer will be able to help.

What is a ball piercing?

These piercing rings consist of a ring that closes with a captive ball. … The ball has a tiny dimple on either side, which the ends of the ring fit into. The pressure of the ring keeps the ball in place, making ball closure rings (BCRs) one of the most secure types of jewellery.

How does a captive bead ring work?

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.

How do you put on a captive septum ring?

How do you put a captive bead ring on your lip?

The gap in the ring where the bead will sit should be wide enough to slide over your lip. Once the end of the ring matches up with the piercing in your lip, slide it on through. Keep pushing the ring gently around until the gap in the ring is clearly visible in front of your lip. Push the captive bead into place.

What do you do if you lose your piercing ball?

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