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Horseshoes & Captives

Spencer’s has a wide variety of horseshoe ring and captive ring body jewelry for your piercings. We have silver, rose gold, and gold-colored jewelry to choose from, along with many other colors as well.

What Colors Do Horseshoes and Captives Come In?

Horseshoe rings and captive rings come in a wide variety of colors, including silver, gold, black, and even rose gold, which is a huge trend this year. It’s also quite common for the ring itself to remain a standard silver or black, but the balls will be a contrasting color, like purple, blue, or even glow in the dark!

What Gauge Sizes Do Horseshoes and Captive Rings Come In?

Since this type of body jewelry is so versatile, the gauge size is pretty standard. Horseshoes and captives typically come in either 16 or 18 gauge, which can fit in most ear, nipple, nose, eyebrow, and belly button piercings. They’re perfect for septum, cartilage, and belly button piercings. However, if you are unsure about your actual gauge size, it’s always best to consult your piercer.

What Are the Differences Between a Horseshoe and a Captive?

The main difference between a horseshoe and a captive is its shape. While a captive bead ring closes as a full circle, a horseshoe embodies a true horseshoe shape which is a little more closed than a “U” shape. Also, captive typically had one bead while a horseshoe has two on both end points.

Whether you choose to show your piercing off with a hoop or a horseshoe, either one of these jewelry pieces will instantly transform your style and make you look more trendy. If you want to wear a piece of body jewelry that has a little more fashion to it, maybe try one that has a gem in the ball or one of our Playboy body jewelry pieces. No matter what type of piercing you have, you can update it with a brand new style by shopping our horseshoes and captives selection.