They are available in materials like surgical stainless steel, gold, silver, titanium, acrylic etc. as well as in Bioplast and PTFE, both of which are flexible body-friendly materials. For pregnant people, there are adjustable length barbells that are convenient to keep the piercing intact.
There are different kinds of barbells. Generally, tongue piercings, which are so popular today, are done with straight barbells. Normally, you will find that a 14 gauge and 5/8 inch barbell is the regular size used for straight barbells in tongue piercings. A longer tongue barbell is used at first to accommodate the swelling. After the piercing heals, the long barbell is replaced with a shorter one.
The same barbells can be used for other piercings also when needed. Then there are the banana barbells that look great on belly piercings with dangling jewelry.
Body jewelry barbells come with a huge variety of embellishments at the visible end giving you a practically unlimited choice from almost forty categories to suit every taste. There are even vibrating tongue rings that are quite erotic. Some barbells feature doorknockers, road signs, gems, whistles, picture inlays, logos, flowers, etc. Acrylic barbell tongue rings are available in a variety of vivid colors and shapes. They are also so cheap that you can quickly build a collection for yourself.
You also get personalized body jewelry barbells as belly rings. There is the dangling moving category, hand crafted belly rings, chandelier dangle belly rings, fairy belly rings, and lots more. If you like retro, you can choose from vintage antique belly rings. There are also elegantly stylish 14 karat gold barbells and barbells with crystals and gems.
For those who enjoy bold stuff, there are stainless steel tongue barbells with French ticklers. There are belly rings with dangles featuring skulls, the cross, motorcycles, fruits, hearts, sports, dolphins, dragonflies, butterflies and others. You can also opt for a word, initial or zodiac sign, birthstone, flag or Chinese symbol dangle.
Why not browse around and get your own collection going right away! 🙂