Titanium Body Jewelry
Titanium Body Jewelry
Titanium body jewelry is very popular with young people and has been for a few years. Wearing titanium body jewelry is a means of self expression. The body jewelry that is the most popular includes labret, cartilage, and bellybutton jewelry. Titanium is one of the most ideal types of metals for body jewelry. Titanium body jewelry is great since it is hypoallergenic and will not react to body fluids and therefore provoke an allergic reaction unlike various alloys of silver, and gold that has a high content of nickel.
One of the most popular types of body jewelry for the bellybutton is the curved barbell. Basically it is a barbell which is open at one end so that it can be hung from the bellybutton. This type of body jewelry is also known a banana bell and comes in numerous other materials such as titanium, bio flexible PTFE, surgical steel, zircon gold, and acrylic. Probably the best material for body jewelry such as the gemstone navel banana bell that has the natural gemstone attached onto the barbell is titanium. Titanium is a hard metal that is incredibly stiff and strong that is perfect to set a gemstone in so that it doesn’t have fall out in the future.Another type of titanium body jewelry is the ball closure ring which is used mostly in the lip, ear, and navel. This type of body jewelry is also available in surgical steel and gold. Titanium is particularly well received for this type of ring since it is colored with bright colors by the process of oxidation. Since the coating is basically oxidized titanium it is nonreactive and therefore perfectly safe for a body piercing. Another alternative to the traditional banana bell is a body spiral. Typically, each end may be unscrewed which permits maximum flexibility for threading numerous combinations of accessories.
Titanium is a metal that is also nonmagnetic. If you’ve ever been through a security checkpoint at an airport you may have noticed that you have had to remove some of your gold jewelry because it set off the alarm. Titanium body jewelry will not set off any alarms which is a good thing since there would be a lot of people who were wearing body jewelry who would have to be strip searched in order to determine what set off the alarm. Therefore, the next time you go shopping for body jewelry, you should consider titanium body jewelry.