Belly Piercing Jewelry – The Sexiest Piercing of All

The navel is one of the most sensual and erogenous parts of your body and what better sight than glittering belly piercing jewelry teasing one from a well toned slender stomach. There was no sign of navel rings until 1994, when super model Christy Turlinton not only introduced but also immortalized the fashion of body piercing. She walked the ramp at a fashion show in London flaunting her bare midriff with a ring in the middle of her navel. Following her Naomi Campbell flaunted her bare midriff with a gold belly button ring.

there is a great variety of body jewelry available for navel piercing; surgical steel rings, 14k and 22k gold plated surgical steel, titanium rings, rings with charms on them and captive bead rings, barbells and labarets. You can also have crystal beads or gold plated beads as an extra feature on any of the available rings. And after the piercing is healed you can hang a charm off the ring or put a waist chain through it. Navel jewels can also be worn, they are like a bent barbell with a small ball on top and a larger ball on the bottom which has a gemstone set in it, the gemstone sits in your navel

the two most common designs for belly piercing jewelry are the belly ring and the belly bar. Piercing is done with either the rings or the curved bars. The curved bars have two balls at each end, to close the bars. Normally, these balls have inscriptions or pictures on them.

While selecting navel jewelery, two measurements should be kept in mind the width of a ring and the diameter of the bar, which refers to the length of the bar. Jewelery comes in varying sizes and thickness or the gauge of the piece. Thin jewelery will have larger gauge numbers and vice-versa. The typical size for a belly button ring is 14g 7/16′ but now belly rings in any gauge and in any length from a quarter to one inch are freely available.

The most commonly used material is steel. Plain or surgical steel with acrylic or steel balls are used for piercing. The other choices in metal are gold 14 carat or 18 carat. Titanium and silver are all used for belly piercing jewelery. The use of nickel is not recommended.

Belly button piercing is the second most pierced body part after the ears. Belly piercing jewelery is very sensuous both to wear and watch.

A Look at Charms and Charm Bracelets

There are various reasons why people buy jewelry or other adornments encrusted with charms. The main reason is a belief that the charm will bring good luck to a loved one. For this reason, these ornaments are mostly given to loved ones and close friends. You can give one to a pal or family member during their birthday.

A couple may also receive charm ornaments during their wedding. Celebrations like thanksgiving, Christmas, graduations and other similar occasions are also opportune moments adorn ornaments on loved ones. Some parent’s especially first time couples sometimes pick charm jewelry for their newborn. There are those who prefer the mystery behind charm jewelry and have personal collections worn as adornments.

The most popular of them all is the bracelet. These bracelets are typically worn on the wrist and have sentimental value to the wearer. Albeit some people wear it as a fashion statement, those who attach deeper meaning to its value mostly treasure it. There is an assortment of charm bracelets available for people of all ages. These bracelets are studded with charms in various styles and shapes, colors and designs.

First, there is the traditional dangling bracelet with a motif. The base of the bracelet is usually a form of precious metal. This can either be sterling silver, yellow gold, white gold or stainless steel. Cheaper varieties are made with copper, brass and burnished bronze. The metal is molded in interlocking links and the charms are hooked securely in place.

The second piece is the Italian bracelet. This type of bracelet consists of metal interlocked together in form of a band with the charms soldered securely in place. There is no dangling effect and the bracelet appears flat like a watch when worn.

The third charm jewelry comes in the form of Pandora bracelets. These bracelets originated in Europe that have grown in popularity in many countries. The bracelet consists of a precious metal base encrusted with murano glass beads, gemstones and even diamonds for those who can afford.

Charms for bracelets can come be in the form of engraved objects, name initials, special dates and birthstones. For children, designs include baby booty designs or cartoon characters.

Romantics may choose from a wide variety of love, heart, angels and cupid designs. The major advantage of these ornaments is their timeless worth. You can have the links adjusted as you grow and never have to remove it from your hand. You can also order bespoke charm jewelry for a loved one who will treasure its meaning for a lifetime.