Ball Closure Rings
Many find ball closure rings (commonly known as BCR’s) to be a versatile example of body jewellery, suitable for wearing in a huge range of piercings. Comfortable to wear in most ear piercings as well as in many body piercings and modifications, BCR’s are ideal for many as they are unlikely to catch on hair or clothing, though care should be taken with a recent piercing as twisting or turning a ball closure ring could extend the amount of time your piercing will need to heal. Ball closure rings are also an extremely secure form of body jewellery, using tension within a ring of metal to secure a captive ball. The ball has points on either side where the ends of the ring comfortably sit, offering enough rigidity to ensure that your body jewellery doesn’t come out. Some people have difficulties initially with BCR’s as they can be difficult to open for those not used to them, especially with small sizes, but over time you’ll find them to be simple and effective as body jewellery. Ball closure rings can also be made of a range of materials, though plastic BCR’s tend to come in larger sizes due to the softness of the material.
Ball closure rings aren’t just practical, they also offer a stylish and attractive look that can make body piercings even more distinctive. BCR’s can be used for some micro dermal piercings, such as the third eye (the skin of the forehead), hand webbing and bridge piercings, though many other surface piercings use barbells or curved barbells predominantly. Available in a range of sizes, nose rings and navel rings are particularly impressive when worn with this kind of body jewellery, though you can also get smaller BCR’s for a more understated look. Size is always important with all body jewellery and you should always ensure that the gauge and internal diameter of the ball closure ring is the correct size for you. If you feel discomfort in your piercing them you may wish to move up a size or your piercing may reject the body jewellery. Multiple BCR’s can be worn in the ears, ranging from lobe piercings through to multiple helix piercings to create an impressive look. Whether you love BCR’s as nose rings, surface piercings or just as a comfortable form of body jewellery, you’ll find a huge range of colours and styles to suit any occasion.
Piercings That Typically Use A Ball Closure Ring
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