What Is My Ring Size?

What Is My Ring Size? Ever wondered “What is my ring size?” Well guess no longer! In order to find the right ring that fits your finger like Cinderella’s glass slipper, you’ll need to take some precise measurements first. You’ll also need to know the standard for your own country. Just like shoes are sized differently with various scales, so are rings. There’s a different unit of measurement for each of the following: United States/Canada…

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Types of Body Piercings

Wondering what the different types of body piercings are? Interested in getting one yourself? Well today we’ll explain all of them, right from the top of your head all the way down to the bottom of your toes. But before we explain the individual types of body piercings, it’s important to know the different categories of piercings. There are ear piercings, facial piercings, lip piercings, nose piercings, oral piercings, and body & surface piercings. You can…

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Short guide to navel piercing rings

There is little doubt that a pierced belly button is downright sexy, but as sexy as it may be, navel piercing rings can also be a problem. If you are contemplating having your navel pierced, you may want to consider a few things first. Consider your; Activities and your lifestyle: If you are a person who engages in strenuous sporting activities you will find that your navel fills with perspiration, this must be eliminated immediately.…

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What is an eyebrow barbell?

There are many different areas of the body that can be pierced; the eyebrow is one of them. The common eyebrow piercing jewelry that is worn is a barbell. As the name implies, this jewelry got the name from the shape of the barbells that are seen in nay gym. Although the bar on the gym weights is always straight, eyebrow barbells have either straight or curved bars which are threaded either on the outside…

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Look after newly pierced ears

Pierced ears are very common; eventually almost every woman and many men will have their ears pierced. Of all the different body piercings, perhaps ear piercing rings are the most common and widely done. Piercings are often carried out in studios which focus on various piercings as well as body art; ear piercing can also be done in many jewelry stores. Regardless of where the piercing takes place, the key to success is caring for…

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Which Parts of the Ears to Are Best to Pierce

Ear cartilage piercing rings are usually put through the piercing holes in the ears where there is only cartilage, not flesh. If you are not entirely sure which parts of the ear contain cartilage just take your fingers and feel around your ear and touch the fleshy parts, such as your lobe and compare it to the cartilage parts, such as the top of your ear—known as the helix. Most of the outer ear, aside…

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Tongue Piercing in History and Culture

According to ancient texts and historical records, the Mayans and the Aztecs both implemented the use of ritual tongue piercing as part of their cultures. The Mesoamericans practiced such rituals as a way of paying tribute to their deities as well as offerings. Other cultures in the far East would pierce a person’s tongue to prove they had reached a state of trance during certain ritualistic practices and spiritual situations. Modern Day Piercings and Rituals…

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Styles of Piercing Jewelry and their Purpose

Of all the types of piercing that a person can do to their bodies we are more likely to be familiar with the more common piercings, such as the ears and the nose. However, aside from those two favorites, there are a whole bunch of other piercings that can be done on the body and many of them are becoming more and more popular as time goes on. Much of the time, piercings fads follow…

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Why Use Gold Body Jewelry?

The safest metal for body piercings is gold. A large majority of people are allergic nickel, as it is simply not very friendly to the human body. Even the “surgical stainless steel” that some manufacturers use has 10-15% nickel content. That is why many people choose gold body jewelry to ensure that they heal quickly. We use nickel-free gold, which means what we say – no nickel. We are passionate about using the best materials…

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What Metals Are Best For Body Piercings?

Piercing your body may not seem that big of a deal, but proper care is needed. The first thing that you need to consider is that the right metal will help with the healing. You may think that the piercer knows the best choice for you to heal quickly, but you want to do your own research before getting your piercing. All metals that are used for body piercing should be biologically inert, which means…

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