One 18 gauge or 16 gauge Rainbow Solid Titanium Captive Ring with one solid titanium ball. Ball size varies with ring size.
This Rainbow Captive Ring is available in 18 gauge or 16 gauge with 1/4 inch (6mm), 5/16 inch (8mm) or 7/16 inch (11mm) inner diameters. 3/8 inch (10mm) is available in 16 gauge only. Inner diameter is measured in a straight line across the inside of the ring.
Captive rings are also known as ball closure rings. The ball is held in by pressure and hoop must be opened slightly to get ball out. Here is a link to our Captive Ring Instructions for Use
if you are not familiar with how captive rings work. Some of the heavier gauge captive rings (14 gauge and higher) may require a tool to get them opened to remove the ball. Here is a link to our Captive Ring Tools and Pliers
. These are sold individually, not in pairs. Photo is enlarged to show detail. Solid Titanium Grade: Ti6ALV-ELI (implant grade) ASTM F-136-02 (Grade 23). Titanium is becoming the metal of choice for piercing jewelry because of its superior machinability and light weight (45% lighter than steel). Titanium is almost completely hypo-allergenic and can be ideal for individuals sensitive to other materials, such as surgical stainless steel.
This product is made from solid titanium, not stainless steel coated with titanium. The titanium is colored by a process called Anodization. Anodizing is a process whereby an electrical current is passed through the metal and oxide buildup on the surface of the metal causes the color to change to vivid metallic colors. Depending on your monitor settings, colors on actual items may vary slightly from what you see here.
This item is suitable for belly button piercings, navel piercings, rainbow body jewelry, eyebrow piercings, nose piercings, nostril piercings, ear piercings, ear cartilage piercings, helix piercings, tragus piercings, ear lobe piercing, conch piercings, horizontal nipple piercings, belly button rings, navel rings, belly rings, nipple rings, eyebrow rings, sensitive skin.