Always use the appropriate size and thickness jewellery for any piercing. So a 12 gauge or 12G barbell is much thicker than a 20 gauge 20G barbell.
Hoop and Horse Shoe.
Helix piercing size chart. 38 and 716 BellyNavel ring. 8mm031in and 9mm 035in tend to be the most common sizes for this piercing. For nose piercing the length would be 6mm to 65 mm and the average gauge would be 18 20 or 22.
Here is a list of which piercing gauge sizes are usually appropriate for different piercing types. Find out what you need to know without pain. Piercing that pierces the skin that is not fleshy lobe.
As for helix piercing 12mm16G. Male Lip and Labret. This size is also good for tragus piercings if you want a looser fit.
In other words its the barbells thickness. Since navel piercing is the most common piercing it would only make sense that this should be the most versatile piece of jewelry. 24 Gauge 06mm Nose Studs.
Size usually 18g or 16g. The size of your piercing jewellery refers back to the wearable size of the barbell that goes by way of your piercing. There is two main barbell gauge sizes for helix piercings.
If you did not go to a piercer to have it professionally done and instead had your ear pierced anywhere that uses a piercing gun then the gauge you. Anti Helix Snug- Piercing goes through the cartilage along inner edge of the central outer ear above where the lobe ends. In other words its the barbells thickness.
A ¼ 6mm hoop is going to give you a snug-fitted look for tragus piercings cartilage piercings forward helix piercings and is the best choice hoop for rook piercings as it will not get caught on everything like a larger hoop. The standardaverage size for hoops and horseshoe jewelry types vary as follows. For side labret piercing ring size vary between 7mm027in and 10mm039in.
Body Jewellery conversion chart. This piercing sizing chart is a general suggestion based on our experience and knowledge in body piercing though it is important to note that piercing jewel length. The gauge size chart of your piercing is the thickness of the bar that goes through your piercing.
How to measure and find the right size for your piercing. 38 and 12 Nipple. 18G and 20G Ears and Nose.
How to measure piercing jewelry. For septum nose eyebrows earlobes helix rook and tragus the average diameter is 8mm and the gauge is 16 and 18. CBR Ear CuffLabret stud straight barbell.
Helix Piercing standard gauge 22g – 16g Best Piercing Used. 14 516 and 38 Monroe. The next size up is 12 inch if you prefer something longer.
However please note that these are general recommendations and can be different depending on anatomy or style of piercing. The forward helix piercing has a special bar used for piercing which is called the eyebrow bar or curved barbell. 18 16 Plugs Ear Gauges 4 2 0 00 12 916 58 Industrial.
Belly Button Navel. What size is a helix piercing. The most common gauge for a helix piercing is 16 gauge although some are done at 14 gauge instead.
Piercing jewelry size chart. Body Piercing Jewellery 16mm 14g 16g 3 6mm Cone Ball Horseshoe Ring Cbb Lip Helix Earring Badvocates Smiley Piercing Ring Size Strength Surgical Steel Flatback Labret Post Stud Lip Ring With 4mm 6 Petal Flower End 16 Gauge 14 12 16g 14g 12g Ttf4 Ssbb Td 1mm Gems 16g14g12g 89 00 Diablo. 18 Gauge 10mm Earrings Ear Studs Add-Ons Nose.
Note that the thicker the barbell the lower the gauge size. So a 12 gauge or 12G barbell is much thicker than a 20 gauge 20G barbell. The body jewellery gauge and size conversion chart will help you convert body jewellery sizes and gauges from American to UK English.
It will give you an approximate idea. Cartilage Daith Tragus Helix Rook Conch 18 16. 20 Gauge 08mm Nose Studs Nose Rings.
Very few piercers will pierce a navel with a 12 gauge needle unless requested. Here is a sizing guide to better understand the proper body jewelry gauge sizes and measurements. Helix – Piercing goes through the cartilage around the ear.
Anti Helix Snug size usually 18g or 16g. 14 516 and 38 Tragus Helix Rook and conch. Female Monroe Madonna Medusa.
38 71612 and 58 Septum. Piercing Jewelry Length What is The Length of My Piercing Jewelry. Alternatively to know the ring size you need you can measure the length from the hole of your piercing to the edge of the lip see below.
The bar is usually 12mm in thickness. Diameter is used to measure the scale of round barbells like hoops captives and circulars. The gauge size chart of your piercing is the thickness of the bar that goes through your piercing.
12mm16G and 16mm14G barbell diameter. You can check out a full sizing chart below. It is measured from the top to the underside of the straight barbell and doesnt embrace the balls or charms.
22 20 18. The most common size jewelry for a healed navel is 38 inch or 716 inch. 7mm 027in and 8mm031in tend to be the most common sizes for this piercing.
After 00G jewelry is measured in fractions of inches in the US and millimeters internationally. A 516 8mm hoop is a great size for cartilage piercings if you want the hoop to hang down just a bit. Hoop size 6mm- 8mm.
Note that the thicker the barbell the lower the gauge size. Its measured from the internal and widest level of the circleCurved barbells also know as bent barbells are commonly used for stomach button rings nipple rings eyebrow jewellery rook piercings and even septum piercings. Curved barbells are measured in a straight line from the interior size between the 2 balls.
Piercing jewelry ranges in size from 22G – 00G.