How do I find a lost piercing ball?
If you lost the ball, it is important to try and keep the bar in the piercing. Things you can use short term to help are – a piece of clean pencil eraser, Blutac or chewing gum (as a last resort). Balls are more secure on internally threaded jewellery, but either way – Remember to check the ends regularly.
What to do if a new piercing falls out?
If you aren’t able to get the jewellery in by yourself, go back to your piercing shop. If the hole is still there your piercing artist can use a taper to reopen the piercing and insert the jewellery. Don’t put off visiting your piercing artist. If the hole completely heals, you will lose the piercing.
Why does my piercing ball keep falling off?
When the piercing has healed, it’s easy to place oils on the piercing that would cause the ball to fall out. Loose clothing: the ball can fall out of any piercing. You’ll find that anything under tight clothes will tend to rub on the jewelry and cause it to come loose.
What to do if your nose piercing falls out and you can’t find it?
You should be able to simply reinsert the jewelry with little or no resistance, IF you fall into the “first few days after losing” category. You may want to be a bit gentler than you would if you were just changing out the jewelry, but otherwise it should be no problem!
Can I change the ball on a new piercing?
You can, just make sure the new balls are clean and that you don’t cause any trauma to the piercing by moving the horseshoe around too much. If you can’t unscrew the current balls, then don’t force it.
How do you open a piercing ring with a ball?
How to Open a Ball Closure Ring
- Wash your hands and the piercing site thoroughly.
- Hold the ball-closure ring between your thumb and forefinger, cupping your hand underneath to prevent the ball from dropping.
- Insert the inverse pliers into the center of the ball closure ring.
How do you take out the ball with a nose ring at the end?
Soak a cotton ball in hot water and run it across the tin snips. Follow with a dry cotton ball. Dip a cotton ball in rubbing alcohol and sterilise the tips of the tin snips. Dip a cotton ball in rubbing alcohol and swab down the surface of the nostril that contains the nose stud.
How do you get a captive bead ring out without pliers?
Captive Bead Ring Removal
- Grab the jewelry by ring with the index and thumb of one hand.
- Grab the bead or ball with the index and thumb of the other hand.
- Pull and apply force in opposite directions causing the tension that the ring has on the ball or bead to break.
- Once the ball or bead is free, rotate the jewelry out.
What are seamless rings?
Seamless Rings – Seamless rings are a type of captive ring that you can slip in and out of your piercings without having to worry about popping captive beads or segment pieces in and out to complete the rings. If you’d like, we can send you the seamless rings you order sterilized and ready to wear.
How does a captive bead ring work?
The captive bead or ball fits into a small opening in the circle of the ring. The bead is slightly larger than this opening and has small indentations or depressions that correspond to the ring’s end-points so that it may fit snugly against them, thus completing the circuit of the ring.
Where does a captive ring go?
Insert one open end into your piercing. Glide the wire of the ring into the piercing until the center of your ring rests inside. The opening of the ring should lie directly across from the piercing itself. You may need to use your fingers to support the skin around the piercing as you slide the jewelry in place.
How do you secure a captive bead ring?
Step 2: Slide the captive bead ring over the tips of your ring opening pliers so that the ring rests on the grooves in the nose of the pliers. Gently squeeze the handles together until the captive ring is secure and not moving around.
Can you reuse a captive bead ring?
Answer: If you had to take your captive bead ring jewelry out or the ball bead popped out somehow, putting them back in can be tricky, but it can be done.