Fashion

Real or Faux Septum Ring: Can You Tell Them Apart?

The septum piercing is currently having it's proverbial moment in the sun. Celebs like Rihanna, Lady Gaga, and FKA Twigs are all rocking the trend in both real and faux iterations. Quite honestly, it's damn near impossible to tell the two apart in most occasions unless you're a savant or a psychic.

Are you up to the challenge? Put your discerning jewelry eye to work to see if you can differentiate the real septum piercing from the faux one.

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Real or faux?

Hmmmmm… It’s delicate, understated, and very shiny. Whatcha think?

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FAUX

Aha! You can snag this septum cuff for $5 on Etsy. Fool all your friends into thinking that you’ve modified your body.

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Real or faux?

Drumroll, please…

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REAL

It’s the real thing, guys. This tribal plated nose ring is $28 on Etsy.

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Real of faux?

Another little ladylike hoop. Must be real, no?

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FAUX

Foiled again! This understated cuff is available for just $5.75.

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Real of faux?

C’mon, this one has to be real….

Image: Junylie/ Etsy

FAUX

THIS IS SO HARD!!! The silver lining comes in the fact that this little baby is only $4 dollars.

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Real of faux?

Iunno, guys. This one looks a little too funky to be real.

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REAL

Au contraire! For a mere $59.33 from Sassy Septum Rings on Etsy, you can give yourself a wink little ‘state. As an aside, is that mood ring goo i spy?

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Real of faux?

This one’s got a bit of a crop circle feel that I’m rather into…

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FAUX

And you don’t even need to be pierced to wear it! This little guy is $16 dollars, and is sure to impress all of your friends at the New Age book store.

Image: Robinza/ Etsy

Real of faux?

Last one kids. Make it count.

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REAL

It’s for realizes! This fancy little double-ring is $39 dollars, potentially worth the pain of needles through your cartilage.

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