Different Types Of Navel Jewelry

Body piercing is not just for punks anymore. People everywhere of every culture and country are into this trend now. Major reason for that might be celebrities, singers and actors adopting body piercing and showing it off on red carpets. Of all the body parts that can be pierced, girls usually go for navel piercing which gives a very exotic look.

Gold Navel Jewelry

Navel piercing has been practiced from ancient times both for ritual and artistic purposes. Although it does take sometime and caution to heal but still it is the most popular body part to be pierced more by women than men. It was the female celebrities who introduced this fashion in the sixties when Christy Turlington, a famous model walked down on a fashion show with one. After that the sensational pop singer Britney Spears was seen wearing navel jewelry in her concerts, photographs and music videos that made majority of the women follow this trend. Other celebrities with navel piercing are Beyoncé Knowles, Kelly Clarkson, Paris Hilton, Christina Aguilera, Jessica Alba, Lindsay Lohan, Hayden Panettiere, Naomi Campbell, Janet Jackson, Madonna and Gwen Stefani.

Luxury Navel Jewelry

When these celebrities came in to the spotlight with navel piercing there was a huge demand for navel jewelry in the stores. Therefore, you can find a selection of navel jewelry, belly button rings in the jewelry stores. People who could not get their navel pierced or are afraid to do so have the option of clip-on rings which can be worn without having your navel pierced.

A lot of people believe that clip on belly button rings do not look good as much as the real ones but if it helps you from not having an infection then why not. These belly button rings come in various sizes and colors for women to choose from. Make sure you choose the right size and gauge before buying navel jewelry. Navel should always be 1.6mm unless enlarged and the thickness of the jewelry can be measured with the size of the gauge. The smaller the gauge is the thicker is the jewelry.

Plain Belly Button Ring

Of all the navel jewelry the ones with dangling long jewelry is the most popular and in demand which looks good too. Other available jewelry for belly button is navel barbells with attached belly chains and simple navel barbells. Bananabells are also available which are 1/16″ (1.6mm) thick and 3/8″ (9.5mm) or 7/16″ (11mm) long. Other navel jewelry includes solid gold, silver, platinum, steel or sterling silver with gems, stones, Preciosa and Swarovski crystals, alphabets, hand carved, gold plated, symbols, logos, phrases, animal belly rings, belly chains, UV dice straight barbell, 14K gold-plated with jeweled ball, cone spiral barbell, ball and cone circular barbell, hematite ball captive bead ring, flags, top down belly button rings, reverse charm belly dangles, silicone ticklers, bellybutton rings with ultraviolet colors and some that can glow in dark.

Shop online for navel piercing jewelry right now with affordable prices and discounts but make sure you don’t overlook your own health in following this trend. Avoid wearing a belly button ring during an infection. Otherwise look good and feel good about yourself.


One Comment

  1. kassidy raymond
    Posted August 19, 2010 at 5:46 am |

    dose it really hurt to get it done ?