Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Types of Labret Piercing Jewelry

Types of Labret Piercing JewelryHere are some of the jewelry options of labret piercing:

Types of Labret Piercing JewelryLabret Stud:
This is the most common jewelry used for labret piercing. Labret stud has a straight shaft which is attached to a flat disc on one end and a bead on the other end. When fixed, the flat disc sits inside the mouth and the round bead is visible outside. 16 gauge or 14 gauge labret stud is used for this piercing.

Types of Labret Piercing JewelryLabret Spike:
This is similar to a labret stud, except that instead of a round bead, this jewelry has a spiked bead. The spiked bead is a variation of the normal stud and looks stylish.

Types of Labret Piercing JewelryCaptive Bead Ring: A captive bead ring is also popular jewelry used for labret piercing. This has a ring with bead in between.

Types of Labret Piercing JewelryLabret retainers:
Labret retainers have the shape of a labret stud, but they are transparent. They are used to hide the piercing. Some of the retainers are also of flesh-colored, which helps to keep the piercing discreet

Various materials such as titanium, stainless steel, niobium are used for labret piercing jewelry. To prevent damage to the gums, you can also choose jewelry made of bioplast, glass, wood or acrylic.

With various labret piercing jewelry, you would have a lot of options to choose from. So, do discuss with your piercer about the jewelry type which would best suit you.

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