Belly Bars

Belly Bar Shopping Guide

On this page you can find relevant information when buying belly bars online. Learn about materials, sizes and more…

Default Belly Bar Sizes

The default size for belly bars is 10 mm length and 1.6 mm thickness, which should be suitable for most belly button piercings. However, if you’re not sure what size you need you can measure the one you’re currently wearing.

Despite the default thickness being 1.6 mm, some people prefer a 1.2 mm belly bar. Be careful when switching from 1.6 mm to 1.2 mm, as your belly button piercing might heal back to 1.2 mm. It is only recommended to do this if you know what you are doing.

Alternative Belly Bar Lengths

The most common alternative lengths are 8 mm or 11 mm. We also have belly bars in 6 mm and 12 mm.

You can also find a selection of belly bars that comes with an interchangeable bar. If you wish to change the bar for a different length, or upgrade to a nickel-free titanium bar, you can find the loose parts in the accessories section.

316L Surgical Steel

The most common material for belly bars. High quality steel with a strong appearance of silver. Surgical steel will discolour over time and contains trace amounts of nickel.

G23 Titanium

One of the best materials you can buy. Titanium belly bars will never tarnish and are completely free of nickel. This material is also used when you are getting pierced.

Acrylic

Both extremely flexible and affordable. Bioflex or acrylic belly piercings are great for lazy Sundays as well as sports. No belly bar collection can go without a few.

14K Gold

Don’t settle for anything less by choosing between yellow or white gold belly bars. 14 karat gold is 100% nickel-free and with a little care, it will always stay beautiful.


Dangling or non-dangling

There are so many different designs, that you might want to get all of them. Please be aware that some pieces of belly jewellery can be quite fragile.

The dangling belly bar is immense popular. The more crystals or loose parts you see, the more fragile the piercing will be. Wear oversized dangling belly bars only for shorter periods.

The classical design with a smooth ball is great for everyday use and very durable. If you would get one with a figurine, please note that these can be quite fragile.

Daily application of aftercare is advised for your belly piercing. For day-to-day care, a simple salt spray solution or piercing oil solution will help. If you suffer from minor irritations, you should use a product with tea tree oil in it. Our highly concentrated tea tree and almond oils are especially suitable for this.

You should also take a look at our piercing butters and balms for daily care and to avoid future irritations and infections.