All glossary terms beggining with "C" are listed below.
A Calliper is a measuring tool and is used to determine ring diameter. The legs of the calliper are adjustable so they can fit across the points to be measured. The calliper is then removed and the distance between the two tips are measured.
This is a piercing that goes through the cheek, usually where the dimple falls.
Oral piercings benefit from the presence of 'friendly' bacteria, which live in the mouth and protect it from external infection. Regular rinsing with Saline or an anti-septic/non-alcoholic mouthwash will definitely help reduce the risks of infection but over-cleaning with mouthwash can kill the natural bacteria making your tongue turn white on the surface.
The Christina is a vertical female genital surface piercing travelling from the top of the hood, through a small ridge where the outer labia meet and exiting through the surface of the pubic mound.
The Circular Barbell is a variation of the straight barbell. With a threaded ball on each end, the Circular Barbell is bent fully into the shape of a horseshoe.
Clamps are part of the adult product range, available in different designs and for different purposes.
The different types of clamps include ball clamps used by men and attached to the testicular or scrotum area. Nipple clamps are used by women or men and are attached to the nipples.
Both types are said to heighten the sensual effect of the wearer.
Claws go from a rounded point, up to a specified size. Ideal for slow stretching of larger ears, or simply as a cool item of jewellery for your stretched ear piercing.
The claws are made from various types of material, such as glass, buffalo horn, acrylic, gold, silver and steel.
Clip in Balls (also known as captive balls) are accessories that clip into your various ball closure rings. The balls come in all different shapes and sizes and are mainly used to keep a ball closure ring closed securely in your piercing. They are also used to customise your body jewellery in many different designs such as faces, stars and other shapes.
Clip on Earrings are for those who do not have or want their ears pierced.
The earring simply clips onto the ear lobe and looks the same as it would if the wearer wore a normal earring.
Clip-in Accessories are a collection of jewellery items which simply clip into ball closure rings and come in many different shapes, colours, sizes and designs.
The Clitoris is part of the female genital anatomy, which is a common genital piercing for women over the age of 18.
If the clitoris is not big enough, sometimes a piercing is not possible although there are many other alternatives to choose from, such as the hood or labia.
A Cock Ring (or cockring) is a ring that is placed around a man's penis, usually at the base, primarily to slow the leakage of blood from the erect penile tissue, thus maintaining erection for longer. Cock rings can be worn around just the penis or penis and scrotum, or just the scrotum alone, though this is usually designated as a testicle cuff.
Most commonly leather, rubber or silicone, although nylon and metal are also used either as the main component or part of the closure.
Collars are items of jewellery that are fitted around the neck and can be worn by both men and women. They come in many styles and designs, some for fashion purposes and some for restraint and bondage purposes.
We have a selection of heavy steel collars for bondage and .925 Mexican Silver collars for fashion wear.
The Conch is the large area of cartilage that makes up the back of the ear.
Ball closure rings, barbells, labret studs, circular barbells and curved barbells are commonly worn in conch piercings, however, this piercing heals quicker when a labret stud or barbell is used.
The conch can be pierced at larger sizes, sometimes 'punched' out with a scalpelling device to remove a round piece of the ear for a large piece of jewellery to fit.
These contact lenses are fashion accessories and are for cosmetic purposes only providing a stunning visual effect.
The terror eyes are a type of fashion contact lenses which come in all different types of colours and are used for their aesthetic purposes.
Coral is a natural material that has been used for many years to make jewellery pieces, including fashion bracelets, pendants and earrings. Nowadays Coral is still used as a talisman in many cultures in order to ward off evil spirits.
As well as jewellery, Coral can be used for truly permanent implants as the body will accept Coral, replacing it with its own tissue.
The Cozy Tunes are pillows which double up as speakers. They are attached to an audio player and the user rests their head at the same time listening to their chosen music.
The Cozy Tunes uses a headphone jack to connect and can be connected to MP3, CD players and laptops.
Curved Barbells are a type of barbell, slightly bent and are most commonly used for navel and eyebrow piercings.