Septum clamp

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The septum clamp is a tool designed to help piercers achieve a perfect piercing by providing a clear guide. The septum is notorious for being one of the harder piercings to get perfectly straight.

Many talented piercers do not choose to use them; not using one is not indicative of a poor piercer, nor is using one indicative of a good piercer. It's simply a good tool; some may like it, others may not. In addition, it's not a guarantee -- you can still do a crooked piercing using one.

The tool is a standard clamp (usually a modified towel clamp) with a tube welded to the ends. When the clamp is closed, a needle can be cleanly passed through the two halves, making it very easy for the piercer to do a accurate, tissue-perpendicular piercing.

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