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Top 4 Swimsuit Trends & Belly Rings for 2013

Summer is just around the corner and not only are the music styles changing, so is the swimwear. As styles change, so will your accessories. What better way to show off your abs and belly than to add some bling to your bikini? With all the different styles you are probably wondering, what do I wear? Well, we have some solutions for you!

Swimsuit Trend #1 – Vintage

Vintage cuts are coming back with a vengeance that is going to show off the older 1950’s style with modern prints and cuts. This look brings back the old-fashioned style of not baring it all. The bikini bottoms look more like shorts with a high waist. This makes for a more comfortable style that you can wear anywhere.

Accessorize your vintage style bikini with a vintage belly button ring.

Accessorize your vintage style bikini with a vintage belly button ring.

Vintage Bling:

Vintage style belly rings such as the Antique Flower Hinged Belly Ring or an Elegant Pink Faux Pearl Dangling Belly Button Ring will add a classy yet sassy look.

Antique Flower Hinged Belly Ring & Dangling Elegant Pearl Belly Ring

Antique Flower Hinged Belly Ring & Dangling Elegant Pearl Belly Ring


Swimsuit Trend #2 – Mismatch

Another style that is a hot trend right now is the mismatched bottoms and tops. The best thing to do to achieve this look is to make sure they are completely different, giving you a carefree look that is sure to catch the eye. To take this style even further, add a belly ring that is mismatched as well!

Mismatch Bling:

One outrageously fun way to get the Mismatched look is to have a solid bottom, printed top, and Candy Stripe Belly Button Ring or a Checkered Belly Button Ring. There are thousands of ways to mismatch your bathing suit – the looks are endless!

Mismatch your belly button ring to your mismatched bikini.

Mismatch your belly button ring to your mismatched bikini.


Swimsuit Trend #3 – Bold Prints

Prints are back! Wild animal prints and bold prints are making a comeback this year. What better way to accessorize your swimsuit than with the many animal print belly button rings available from zebra to leopard, in tons of bright colors.

Animal print and neon belly button rings rock the bold print bikinis!

Animal print and neon belly button rings rock the bold print bikinis!

Bold Bling:

Bold prints add sass and you can easily show off your belly with belly rings in bold sassy colors. Try neon belly button rings.


Swimsuit Trend #4 – Fringe

If you’re a fan of the old cowboy or cowgirl look, you will love that fringe is in! Fringe on the top, fringe on the bottom – who cares, as long as there is fringe somewhere!

Country belly button rings go great with fringe bikinis.

Country belly button rings go great with fringe bikinis.

Fringe Bling:

Country Belly Button Rings and Western Belly Button Rings are a perfect fit for your fringe bikini. If you don’t want too much dangling from your navel, go with a non-dangle belly button ring such as a simple Double Gem Belly Ring to add some sparkle, or a non-dangle animal print navel ring to give you more of a tribal fringed look.

Keep it simple and add some sparkle with a non-dangling belly button ring.

Keep it simple and add some sparkle with a non-dangling belly button ring.


Now that you are filled with swimsuit trend knowledge, time to GO SHOPPING! Pick up one of these trendy bikini styles and then stop by to get your matching bling!

Piercing Retainers

Piercing retainers are a great solution to hiding your piercing. The best thing about piercing retainers is that you can conceal your piercing while maintaining the integrity of it – so you don’t have to worry about it closing up. A piercing retainer is a piece of clear body jewelry that is usually made out of bioflex plastic. It is inserted into the piercing to conceal the piercing itself. While it is impossible to make an invisible piercing – a body piercing retainer is the next best thing to downplay your piercing.

Body piercing retainers come in tons of shapes and sizes and are available for all piercing types including: nose ring retainers, tongue ring retainer, lip piercing retainer, eyebrow piercing retainer, labret retainer, monroe piercing retainer, and navel piercing retainer.

If you’re looking for clear piercing retainers or plastic piercing retainers, will have an option for you. Check out this video to preview some of’s piercing retainers:




Dangle Belly Button Rings

Dangle belly button rings are one of the sexiest pieces of jewelry a girl can own. Not only are dangly belly button rings hot, hot, hot, but they come in SO many different styles, colors, and materials, it’s hard NOT to find the perfect one for you.  Belly button rings dangle at all sorts of lengths – and depending on your personal style, you may prefer one length to the other.  A lot of times, you’ll find that shorter dangle belly rings come in the widest array of styles. From simple and cute

Dangling belly button rings

to quirky and crazy, you won’t be disappointed.

Dangle belly buttong rings

If you’re looking for something a little sexier and eye-catching, then the extra long dangling belly rings are definitely the way to go.

Belly Button Rings Dangle

So if you’re ready to add a little sexy to your jewelry box, you have to browse our collection of dangling belly button rings.

To see more dangle belly button rings, watch this video!

Which dangling belly rings do you prefer? Short and simple or super long and super sexy?

Glow in the Dark Tongue Rings are Awesome Tongue Rings

Glow in the dark tongue rings are a hot addition to any outfit for a night on the town. has a variety of both UV tongue rings and cheap glow in the dark tongue rings for sale. Some of our glow in the dark rings include a flexible option in either blue or clear, and the popular Smiley Face Glow in the Dark Tongue bar. If you’re looking for something that will really drop jaws, then try the vibrating tongue ring that glows in the dark as well. If that’s not enough then you’ll love our light up tongue ring that flashes multiple colors in the night.

UV Tongue Rings : different from a glow in the dark tongue ring, a UV tongue ring needs a black light to glow. Choose from tons of fun colors and patterns to turn heads at your next party.

Tongue Ring Sizes : All of our glow in the dark tongue rings and UV tongue rings are 14 Gauge with a 5/8” barbell length and a 1-1/16” end to end length and have tongue ring balls of 2 gauge.

To shop glow in the dark tongue rings, UV tongue rings, and all other glow in the dark jewelry, visit


Check out some of our awesome tongue rings in this video:


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Glow in the dark Belly Button Rings

Hello Kitty Tongue Rings

Logo Tongue Rings

Vibrating Tongue Rings

Invisible Tongue Ring

Surgical Steel Nose Rings

Surgical steel nose rings are a great option for your nose piercing. Not only are they durable, but they are ideal for those who have sensitive skin or are allergic to certain metals. All of our surgical steel nose studs are made out of 316L surgical steel in either 20 gauge or 18 gauge. Not to be confused with stainless steel nose rings, surgical steel is actually a type of stainless steel. Many of our surgical steel nose rings feature shimmering cubic zirconia crystals that subtly catch the light. Sport the latest nose ring trend with a nose hoop in 18 gauge or 20 gauge, or even 16 gauge with one of our captive bead rings.

Check out this video for a peek at some of our surgical steel nose rings:

Looking for surgical steel belly button rings? We have a large selection to choose from along with other surgical steel body jewelry.



Anchor Belly Button Ring

Anchor belly button rings are flying off our shelves these days, so we thought YOU would like to check out what’s hot too! Ogle some of our most popular anchor belly rings in this video:

Anchor’s away! Anchor belly button rings are as close to sailing as you can get in body jewelry, tasting the salty air, and feeling the ocean’s winds blowing through your hair. Capture the essence with an Anchor Navel Ring like our Dangling Clear Anchor Belly Button Ring – also available in aqua and pink. Or why not wear aqua colored gems just like the aqua water you love with our Dangling Anchor Belly Ring featuring aqua Swarovski crystals. If you have a sailing heart, wear the Sailing Heart Anchor Belly Ring and let your worries drift away. Get carried away with the surf while wearing a Dangling Silver Anchor Belly Ring.

At, we have a wide selection of Anchor Belly Button Rings and we continue to get more, so check back often. Anchor’s Away!

Clear Nose Rings & Studs

Clear nose rings and studs are a great way to conceal your nose ring while maintaining the integrity of your piercing. Whether you need clear nose rings for work or you just don’t feel like drawing attention to your nose, a nose ring retainer is an excellent solution. They come in various styles and sizes from 20 gauge to 10 gauge. The most popular clear nose ring is a flat Head nose bone in either 20 gauge or 18 gauge. Check out some of our other styles and sizes in this video:

Not only are clear nose rings an ideal way to downplay your nose piercing, they’re great for allergy sufferers too! All of our nose ring retainers are made out of bioflex plastic.

If you have other piercings you are trying to hide, we’ve got you covered. has a wide selection of clear piercing retainers.

When was the last time you needed to conceal a piercing and how did you go about it?

Titanium Body Jewelry

Titanium body jewelry is colorful and strong. From green to rainbow, at BellyBling you’ll find tons of titanium belly button rings in almost every color, including the ever popular black titanium, with or without gems. If you are sensitive to other metals, titanium piercing jewelry could be a great alternative for you as it is 100% hypoallergenic. Titanium navel rings are made by adding layers of coating to make the titanium stronger and less susceptible to corrosion. Three times stronger than steel, titanium is still 40% lighter.

Although tough, titanium jewelry comes in several elegant styles as seen in this video:

Since titanium is so lightweight, it is ideal for other body piercings. In addition to our extensive collection of titanium belly rings, we carry tons of other titanium body jewelry including titanium lip rings, titanium nose rings and titanium tongue rings. One of the most popular pieces of titanium body jewelry is the titanium curved barbell. No matter what your style, you’re sure to find a titanium belly ring that suits you.

What colors and styles of titanium belly button rings and titanium body jewelry is your favorite?

Types of Captive Bead Rings – Earring, Belly Button & Nose

Captive bead rings, also called a ball closure ring or BCR jewelry is one of the most versatile types of body jewelry out there. There are a ton of ways to wear captive bead rings. Just think about it—you can have a standard captive bead earring, a captive bead nose ring, or a captive bead lip ring. Captive bead belly button rings are also very common.

To make it easier to understand the types of captive bead rings and their uses, we created a couple graphics to show common uses for captive bead rings.

As you can see, there are tons of captive bead earring options. Use captive bead rings for the lobe, conch, daith, forward helix, orbital, anti-tragus, tragus, snug, helix, and rook to name a few. Regardless of your type of piercing, a captive bead earring can be a good fit. The important thing to consider for captive bead rings is the gauge size. If you’re looking for captive bead rings, be sure to find out if you need 8 gauge, 16 gauge, 18 gauge, 20 gauge captive bead rings. This is a good question to ask your piercer when you have your piercing done.

In addition to a captive bead earring, other options for BCR jewelry are captive belly button rings, captive bead nose ring

Another option for captive bead rings is captive bead lip ring, captive bead eyebrow ring, and captive bead nose ring. Even with those options, there are different areas that can be pierced.

Once you know if you want a captive bead nose ring, lip ring, or eyebrow ring, you will want to find the style and material that works best. Some options for a ball closure ring are titanium, black, acrylic, gold, or surgical steel.

Captive read belly button rings one of the most popular types of captive bead rings you will see. A captive bead hoop is definitely a different style than your standard barbell. One of the most challenging parts we get questions about for  captive bead rings and captive bead belly rings is how to get them out, insert them, and remove them. It’s a delicate process but we have some tips so stay tuned!

In the mean time, check out BellyBling’s full line of unique captive bead rings.

Video: Hello Kitty Belly Button Rings

Hello Kitty belly button rings are a hot trend. We put together this video to show some of our new favorites you’ll find on the site. While you’re here, be sure to check out all of the Hello Kitty belly button rings.

Can’t listen to the video? No worries. Here’s the run down on what you’ll hear:

Hello Kitty Belly button rings are here. Are you a fan of the famous Hello Kitty? This pop culture icon has appeared on a multitude of fashion accessories over the past decade, from purses and handbags, to t-shirts and clothing, to lunchboxes, shoes, hair accessories and of course – jewelry. Find Hello Kitty body jewelry for all of your piercings including cute new Hello Kitty belly rings at Hello Kitty navel rings combine cute and sexy. At BellyBling, we feature a wide array of Hello Kitty belly button rings that are just as adorable as the white kitty herself. Find your perfect combo of sexy and cute in these Hello Kitty belly button rings that are 14 gauge with either a standard 7/16” barbell or a shorter 3/8” curved barbell length, depending on your preference. The Hello Kitty logo belly button rings feature the Japanese icon Kitty White with her red bow on different backgrounds, and our UV Hello Kitty belly ring features a UV dangling Hello Kitty charm. Looking for something besides a Hello Kitty belly button ring? If you have other types of piercings, we also carry Hello Kitty dermal anchors, nose rings, and Hello Kitty tongue rings, available in both 11/16″ and 5/8″ barbell lengths. Check back often for more Hello Kitty belly button rings and body jewelry coming soon, right here at