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September 15, 2016

There are several metals commonly used for body jewelry that are considered safe and body-friendly.

While gold is one of the most popular jewelry materials, it’s not really suitable for initial piercings and any gold jewelry used has to be made of nickel-free gold in order to be safe and Hypoallergenic. 14 kt Yellow Gold - is commonly made of the following materials: 58% pure gold, 25% pure silver, and 17% pure copper. Gold can be alloyed with other metals, too. Be aware that white gold commonly contains nickel (added for both color and strength). We do not recommend nor will not pierce with any gold it is too soft of a material.

What about other materials? The most popular piercing jewelries include Surgical Steel and Titanium. Both are available and recommended at Bodytech for initial pier...

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