Titanium is biocompatible which means it’s safe to use with living tissue (that’s you!) by being non toxic, non reactive and causes no immunological rejection. Implant Grade 23 Titanium is used extensively by the British and American medical associations for implants due to its total resistance to attack by body fluids. Implant Grade 23 Titanium is the professional piercer’s material of choice for your piercing jewellery Titanium was named after mythological Greek giants – the titans. Titanium is three times as strong as steel and twice as strong as aluminium . Titanium weighs much less than steel, making it both really strong and lightweight, perfect for piercings!