The navel piercing can be a more difficult piercing to heal, with an expected healing time ranging from 3-6 months depending on care and activity levels. Upper Navel is the most traditional navel piercing, and most commonly seen, however, the Lower Navel allows a twist on the body-piercing classic.
Initial jewelry: typically 14g navel curves and j-curves are used for navel piercings, depending, of course, on anatomy.
Chakra Healing: Navel piercings are centered with the Solar Plexus, and are hugely significant for those looking to find a sense of self. For those questioning their perceptions of control, power and freedom, the navel piercing allows the Solar Plexus to open and the discovery of ego to begin.
Alternatives: If the anatomy for a navel piercing isn’t a perfect fit, surface anchors placed slightly above, below or to either side of the navel with mimic the navel piercing and expand options for creating a project piece centered around the navel.