Navel Jewelry – Body Modification for Self-Expression

by Nick Miller

Ancient record of nose piercing is also well documented. Other piercing sites include nipples, genitals, lips, and belly buttons. Navel, or belly button, piercings are increasingly popular. One reason for this is that it is one of the few body modifications that can be hidden completely by clothing to conform to work or other requirements. Navel jewelry design is primarily based on a curved barbell. The piercing site is actually the upper rim of the navel. The barbell is placed in the pierced opening, accented by decorative caps in and above the belly button.


The practice of navel piercing grew dramatically in popularity in the 1990’s when celebrities began revealing theirs at fashion shows and in music videos. Navel barbells may have end caps that are simple balls or are items, like dice, flowers, butterflies, spikes, or more. Other navel jewelry includes barbells with dangling jewels from the top opening or navel rings with dangles like horseshoes or monograms from the bottom opening. Jewelry for every taste can be found at https://viking-workshop.com/. Sleeper rings connect the top opening to the bottom opening on the outside as well as the inside. They come in all colors and many materials, such as gold, titanium, silver, and platinum. Large and hanging jeweled shapes are also available as navel jewelry. These can be designed for beauty or self-expression, representing a hobby, sports, or school affiliation. Edgy designs like skulls and guns in blacks and reds cater to the dangerous tastes of some people with piercings. Victorian inspired jewel drapes and flapper fringing are also beautiful while adding a textural element.

Navel birthstone jewelry gives the ultimate in self-expression with all types of design aesthetic. White gold, silver, and platinum offer traditional metal finishes, titanium can be anodized into many bright colors. These cheerful and bright forms of navel jewelry are very affordable, making it popular to own one in each color. They can be switched out according to mood, outfit, or color of tan. You can accent your navel piercing with the rings, dangles, and barbells that fully express your interests and feelings. There are even flexible silicone belly rings for pregnant women to ornament their baby bellies while retaining the piercing opening. Pregnant ladies should not wear metal piercing jewelry when carrying a child. Acrylic jewelry pieces for navel piercings are safe during pregnancy.


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