White Gold Belly Rings – What you should know

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Before you rush out and purchase a white gold belly ring, you need to know the potential dangers that come with them. They look fantastic, they make you feel sexy and feminine and they come in a wide range of designs. However, if you choose a cheap white gold belly ring, you could end up getting more than you bargained for.

Cheaper white gold belly rings contain Nickel and that is well known for its negative effects on the skin. So many people are allergic to the metal and yet many manufacturers use it in white gold jewelry. This is because all gold belly rings need to be created using gold and a base metal. The base metal gives the belly ring its strength and without it the ring would be too soft and easy to break. Nickel is used with white gold because that is what gives the gold its color. Manufacturers use it because it is cheaper and easier to use than the alternative Palladium.

Choosing Palladium White Gold Belly Rings

Palladium is typically used in higher quality white gold belly rings. It is not advertised in belly ring descriptions, but it will be higher priced than Nickel belly rings. You do not have to pay a fortune for Palladium based white gold rings but you do have to be prepared to pay for good quality. If you see a belly ring which looks incredibly cheap then be wary about what it contains; especially if you have only just had the navel pierced.

Fresh piercings need a chance to heal and all gold rings can cause an infection because of their base metals. So try to avoid them until the piercing has healed properly. Once it has healed then look for a white gold belly ring that is high quality and which suits your style. You should find that there is something to suit all ages and tastes.

Overall white gold belly rings are elegant and they do look better than a lot of other rings. However, it is important that you shop around to find the best quality, Palladium based rings to avoid any infection or allergic reactions from developing.


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Choosing a High Quality White Gold Belly Ring

white gold belly ringsWhite gold belly rings tend to have an elegant, eye catching quality to them. They sparkle, they come in a variety of different styles and they are known to be one of the most high quality types of belly rings available today. However, what you may not know is that some white gold belly rings can actually cause an allergic reaction.

Why a White Gold Belly Ring Could Cause a Reaction

All gold belly button rings are created alongside other metals. They are never made from pure gold because it would be too soft. Different metals give gold a different color and with white gold the most commonly used metal is Nickel. This creates a number of problems, mainly that it can cause an allergic reaction in many people.

There are higher quality white gold belly rings that are created using Palladium instead of Nickel and that is typically safer to wear. Hardly anybody develops a reaction from Palladium and so when choosing a white gold belly ring, always try to choose a good quality one.

When it comes to choosing a style to suit you, if you want something simple then choose a nice bar design. If you want to look feminine and you need a belly ring for evening wear then a butterfly drop ring would be better suited. Another simple but sophisticated design is the white gold cluster belly ring. If you are younger then a love heart white gold belly ring could be more your style. Basically it doesn’t matter what your age, there will always be a white gold belly ring to suit you.

Another great advantage to white gold belly rings is that they do have a more high quality feel to them. They look more expensive and they go great with practically any outfit. Overall if you do choose a good high quality white gold belly ring then it could look really good and it could be the best option for you.

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Why Choose a White Gold Belly Ring?

white gold belly ringsIf you are looking for a belly ring that looks elegant and which really stands out then you should consider a white gold belly ring. White gold belly rings are unique and they can look fantastic. However, there are a numbernull of things that you need to consider before you rush out and purchase one.

What you need to think about

The main thing that you need to know about white gold belly rings is that they can sometimes cause an allergic reaction.  This is because gold jewelry is never purely made from just gold. There are also other base metals used in order to make the jewelry stronger. These base metals give the gold its color and white gold is often created using nickel.

Nickel is the metal which causes problems for many people. It is mainly found in cheaper white gold belly rings so it would be advisable to stick to higher quality white gold whenever possible. The higher quality white gold belly rings are created using the base metal Palladium and that doesn’t tend to cause any problems at all.

If you have only just had your navel pierced then you should avoid white gold belly rings until the piercing has healed. If you place a white gold belly ring into a piercing which has not yet healed then it could cause an infection. This may be avoidable with white gold which contains Palladium but it is better to avoid it anyway just until you have properly healed.

Overall white gold belly rings do come in a large variety of different styles. They are nice to look at and they are not always overly expensive. However, you should beware of cheaper white gold jewelry as it is likely to contain nickel. No matter what style you are looking for, there will always be a white gold belly ring to suit your needs.

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