30+ Septum Piercing Ideas to Fuel Your Inspiration

Septum piercings have become increasingly popular in recent years, as more and more people seek unique and edgy ways to express themselves. A septum piercing is a piercing that goes through the thin strip of skin in the middle of the nose, known as the septum. While septum piercings have a long history in various cultures, they have become a popular fashion statement in the West.

One of the most common concerns people have when considering a septum piercing is the level of pain they can expect. The pain associated with a septum piercing can vary depending on a number of factors, such as the individual’s pain tolerance, the skill of the piercer, and the type of jewelry used. However, many people describe the pain of a septum piercing as a quick and intense pinch, followed by a dull ache that can last for a few days to a week. Some people may experience more discomfort during the healing process, especially if the piercing becomes infected or irritated. It’s important to note that while the pain associated with a septum piercing may be uncomfortable, it is typically short-lived and can be managed with proper aftercare and pain relief methods. Ultimately, the decision to get a septum piercing should be based on personal preference and willingness to tolerate the potential discomfort, rather than the fear of pain.

In this blog post, we have compiled 30 septum piercing ideas to inspire those who are considering this bold and beautiful piercing. From simple and classic styles to more intricate and unique designs, our collection showcases the versatility of septum piercings and offers something for everyone. So, whether you’re a seasoned piercing enthusiast or a newcomer to the world of body modification, join us as we explore the exciting world of septum piercings.

1. Three Stone Silver Septum Piercing


Let’s shine with this jewelry! The septum piercing above is designed with three small stones set in a silver base and attached to a small barbell that goes through the septum piercing. The three stones are silver colored, which adds a touch of sparkle to the piercing.

2. Septum Piercing with Golden Jewelries


This septum piercing made of gold actually consists of four different parts. You can look different and stylish with a combination of four wonderful piercings: shiny smooth, silvery, flashy and chain.

3. Green Circular Barbell Septum Piercing


The jewelry used for this type of piercing is a circular barbell, which is a piece of jewelry consisting of a bar with a bead on each end that is circular in shape. Its color is castleton green, which is a dark shade of green.

4. Rhinestone Septum Piercing


If you like using shiny rhinestones in your accessories, this piercing is for you! A thin gold-plated septum piercing will make you look great and complete your style with silver stones consisting of drops and rectangular shapes.

5. Simple Black Septum Piercing


A small, black colored ring is inserted into the hole to achieve a stylish look. The black jewelry provides a sleek and modern look, making it a popular choice for those who want a simple but eye-catching septum piercing.

6. Purple Circular Barbell Septum Piercing


Who can say no to an electric purple color? This medium-size circular barbell septum piercing is a classic choice for most people but if you want to stand out, trying out an electric purple colored one is a great idea, just like above.

7. Barbed Wire Septum Piercing


Here is a unique and cool septum piercing that consists of multiple thin wires that are bent and shaped to form a series of small barbs. Go for it if you want to show your wild side to everyone.

8. Septum Pincher Piercing


Wanna feel like a member of a tribe? Then, this silver septum pincher is for you. The jewelry used for this piercing is a thin, curved piece of silver in the shape of a horn. The horn shape of the jewelry gives it a unique, tribal appearance.

9. Triangle Septum Piercing


A triangle septum piercing with shiny rhinestones is a variation of this piercing where the triangle-shaped jewelry is decorated with shiny rhinestones. You can add a touch of sparkle with it.

10. Tribal Flower Septum Piercing


The tribal flower design is made of a gold material. This type of septum piercing has a unique and exotic look, and is popular among those who are looking for a more intricate and cultural style for their septum piercing.

11. Blue Paired Nostrils and Septum Piercing


Here is a great combo of paired nostrils and a septum piercing which is decorated with blue rhinestones. Placing two nostril piercings on either side of the nose and a silver septum piercing with one blue rhinestone will make you feel fabulous.

12. Gold Ornamental Septum Piercing


Here is a circular bar with a decorative design that clicks into place, keeping the jewelry securely in place without the need for twisting. It is gold and there are ornamental designs which are created with thin swirls.

13. Spike Horseshoe Septum Piercing


The horseshoe shape of septum piercing consists of two spikes that extend out from the center of the horseshoe, giving the piercing an edgier and more unique appearance. Give it a try.

14. Gorgeous Triangle Septum Piercing


The triangle shaped septum piercing offers a trendy look to the wearer, while the shiny rhinestones add a touch of glamour. It is super comfortable to wear and look chic.

15. Golden Triangle Septum Piercing


A combination of three septum piercings that are in a triangular shape is a great idea, isn’t it? Three golden triangle septum piercings are for those who love body modifications and want to stand out from the crowd.

16. Classic Golden Septum Piercing 


The gorgeous jewelry used in this piercing is typically a circular barbell, a bar with a circular shape that has two removable end balls. You are sure to shine bright like a diamond with this golden septum piercing.

17. Captive Bead Ring Septum Piercing


Those who want to prevent their septum piercings from falling out will adore this silver captive bead ring. The septum piercing above has a small bead that is held captive between two ends of the ring.

18. Titanium Septum Piercing


If you are looking for a safe and low-maintenance option for your nose piercing, titanium septum piercings are for you. Plus, you are sure to look stylish with this silver circular barbell.

19. Flashy Septum Piercing


This flamboyant septum piercing features three large bright rhinestones in the middle. The decorations consisting of three silver beads on the right, left and lower parts of the stones create a wonderful piercing.

20. Bee Septum Piercing


The bee septum piercing above involves a captive bead ring, which is a circular ring with a small ball that is captive within the ring. Its color is gold and it looks so cute.

21. Thick Spike Septum Piercing


Do you want a statement piece in body jewelry? This thick and big horseshoe spike piercing can be a popular choice for people who prefer a bold and edgy look. You also need to choose a professional piercer to get it.

22. Small Ringed Septum Piercing


This type of piercing is created with a couple of small rings that are inserted through the septum and the ends of the ring are connected to form a complete circle. In this one, three rings are used.

23. White Opal Rhinestone Septum Piercing


To show your good taste, why don’t go try out a white opal rhinestone on your septum ring? The white opal rhinestone is a synthetic stone that resembles a real opal, and is used as a decorative element in this piercing.

24. Mandala Septum Piercing


Do you like mandala designs? Let’s have it on a septum piercing, then. The mandala design, which is an intricate pattern of geometric shapes and symbols, is made of gold and is attached to the front of this piercing.

25. Chained Septum Piercing


This is a whole different level! Two different nose piercing get together in one design with a chain. The chain is  made of a silver metal, and runs from one side of the septum to nasallang, connecting the two piercings.

26. Pink Ringed Septum Piercing


Those who can’t give up having pink accessories can go for this piercing. The unique feature of this type of piercing is that it has a pink stainless steel, which adds a touch of color and personal style to the piercing. It’s especially great for girls!

27. Punk Spike Septum Piercing


This septum piercing is full of spikes all around the ring, giving the appearance of a spiked stud. This style of piercing is popular among those who have an interest in punk, alternative, or gothic fashion, and is seen as a rebellious statement.

28. Classy Septum Piercing


This piercing that hangs down slightly will make you a stylish person. Consisting of three medium rhinestones and decorated with dots, this design is a perfect idea, especially for those who want a stylish and sparkly septum piercing.

29. Cute Purple Septum Piercing


It’s time to decorate your nose with a cute and small septum piercing! The small size of the piercing allows for a subtle and delicate look, while the purple color adds a pop of color and make the piercing stand out.

30. Fine Jewelry Septum Piercing


You can show how stylish you are with this design in which two different piercings are combined. The gold-colored flat ring piercing is located at the back of the septum, while an ornamental piercing consisting of long and short dots is placed on the front.

31. Stacked Septum Piercing


Those who like a little bit of everything can go for this stacked piercing which consists of ringed and triangle piercings. Giving the appearance of multiple piercings in a vertical line, this design is a striking fashion statement that is popular among alternative and punk fashion enthusiasts.

32. Amethyst Septum Piercing


Amethyst is a purple variety of quartz that is commonly used in jewelry, so why not using it in your septum piercing? In this triangle shaped silver piercing, dark and light shades of amethyst are used. Give it a shot.

33. Hinged Septum Piercing


With this hinged septum that looks like two separate piercings will make you stand out. Unlike traditional septum piercings, which use a circular barbell, a hinged septum ring has a small hinge that opens and closes, making it easier to insert and remove the jewelry.

In conclusion, a septum piercing can be a bold and beautiful way to express your individuality and add some edge to your look. While getting a septum piercing may cause some discomfort, the end result can be well worth it. Whether you choose a classic style or something more intricate and unique, a septum piercing can make a statement and become a defining aspect of your personal style. So, take some inspiration from our collection of 30 septum piercing ideas, and have fun exploring the exciting world of body modification. Remember, a septum piercing is a personal choice, and ultimately it’s up to you to decide if it’s the right fit for you.

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Soheil Khaledi

I've been a tattoo artist for over 13 years, working in 35 states and abroad. My art is prominent in the Pacific Northwest and Hawaii. I also tattoo on military bases in foreign countries. I share my inspirations on my blog.

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