What are segment rings?
A segment ring is the perfect ring if you are seeking a seamless look. These rings can be worn in almost any piercing. They make great hoop nose rings, septum rings, lip rings, earrings, nipple rings, and cartilage jewelry.
How do segment rings work?
Segment rings come in two different types: A normal segment ring has a piece that can be completely removed when inserting or removing the jewelry. It is then twisted or snapped back into place to secure the piercing. A hinged segment ring as the name suggests has a hinge that can be open and closed effortlessly.
Where do you wear a segment ring?
Smooth segment rings are ideal for facial piercings and ear piercings – areas where you might not want a bulky BCR. They are able to lie flat against the skin, perfect for septum piercings, lip piercings and tragus piercings.
What are hinged segment rings for?
Hinged segment rings are ideal for a variety of piercing locations. They are versatile and secure, perfect for facial piercings or ear piercings. You can use the hinged segment ring for septum, daith, helix, conch, and other cartilage piercings.
Whats a clicker ring?
What Are Clicker Rings? A clicker ring distinguishes itself from other types of rings because it has a hinged clasp. The clasp on one end snaps between two slots on the other end, ensuring it’s secured. It provides a ‘click’ sound when properly fastened, which is where this ring gets its name.
How do you put a segment ring in your nose?
How to put it in? Open the hinge of your clicker ring and insert the opened ring into the hole. Once the ring is inside the hole, rotate the ring such that the hinge region lies outside of your nostril, and snap the segment into the other end of the ring. Make sure to hear a ‘click’ sound.
How does a segment nose ring work?
You can wear a segment ring in any piercing in which you would normally wear the more common captive bead ring. Whereas a captive bead ring uses a ball for closure, a segment ring uses a smooth segment of the ring itself.
How do you get rid of a segment ring in your nose?
To open and close clickers / segment rings / hinged segment rings, gently spread apart the ring slightly and flip the segment open / close. 2 – Home Depot has generic all-purpose opening pliers. These pliers basically spread the nose apart when squeezing the handles.
How do you put a segment ring together?
How to Put in a Smooth Segment Ring
- Make sure your jewelry, hands and piercing are clean.
- Lay another clean paper towel on a flat surface.
- Line up the lubricated end of the ring with the outside of your piercing.
- Rotate the ring until the opening is on the outside of the piercing.