A growing number of people are having their wrists pierced. As shown in the above video, a wrist piercing is a type of surface piercing performed using forceps and a straight needle, similar to other standard body piercings. What makes wrist piercing a more difficult proposition than standard piercings is due to the high migration and rejection rates these piercings have.
A special type of body jewelry known as a surface bar made of flexible material such as tygon or PTFE teflon, and must be inserted into the piercing precisely. Another material that is successfully used for initial wrist piercing jewelry is titanium (Grade 23). Considered a difficult body piercing, a wrist piercing should not be attempted by a novice without the guidance and supervision of an experienced body piercer.