A septum piercing is a piercing made in the space between the cartilage and the lower nose. At this point of the face, the pain can be very painful at the time of the piercing, but it varies according to the individuals.
It is not very common and remains very original, although it tends to be more popular lately. Some people may be shocked by this type of piercing piercing, and it certainly can get tongues wagging – in both bad and good ways!
Less common than the nostril piercing, it is still growing more and more around the world.
Septum Piercing History :
The perforation of the septum is still very much practised among different cultures. This piercing, in the past, appeared in several tribes like the Aztecs, the Mayans or the Incas. It is very popular because it allows to be stretched and to insert large pieces of jewellery such as pork tusks, pieces of bone, feathers, pieces of wood, etc. Septum perforation has been practiced by many North American Indian tribes. Different cultures and beliefs have been organised around this piercing, including the use of human bones enemies to appear fierce or flatten his nose to become desirable to girls.
The diameter of the piercings can be 1.2mm or 1.6mm. This jewellery is a piercing made in the space between the cartilage and the lower nose. You will find original rings, beautiful horseshoes and specific piercings in these two diameters. It’s up to you to choose between surgical steel, titanium or acrylic jewellery. The piercing septum, very fashionable in Hispanic countries is also starting to be more and more popular in France. Here are at your disposal, about 450 references of jewellery of this kind.