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Discussion in 'Ideas for New Jewelry' started by rabbit6470, Feb 19, 2014.

  1. rabbit6470

    rabbit6470 Member

    I have a 10g septum piercing. I'd like to see a retainer that is a 10g on the ends and 8g in the center. Also different sizes to make stretching easier.
  2. dnd4evr

    dnd4evr Super Moderator Staff Member

    The idea of a tapered septum retainer is a good one. I haven't heard of it before, but somebody might have one. The closest I have seen on PP is this.


    The ends are tapered so insertion should be easier. You can also get a set of tapers and use them to insert more standard retainers. It's too bad they don't sell acrylic retainers. You could taper the ends yourself.
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  3. rabbit6470

    rabbit6470 Member

    I looked at those. For some reason I am nervous about having glass in my nose. I keep getting punched, kicked or slapped there. Ultimately I would like to get up to a 6 or 4 gauge.
  4. dnd4evr

    dnd4evr Super Moderator Staff Member

    I just approved your 3rd post. All future posts will go up immediately. Happy posting.

    I can appreciate that. My wife got me some glass jewelry for my nipples. I have only worn them once.
  5. mike

    mike Member

    as for your comment about more sizes for easier stretching, i've done that for a few people and myself as well. .5mm increments (only about .020") are a much easier stretch.

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