How big is a 6mm hoop?


* indicates the most common size – updated 2020
Nose Bone, Screw, L-Shape 1/4″(6mm)
Nose Hoop Rings 1/4″(6mm), 5/16″(8mm)*, 3/8″(10mm)
Cartilage Post(Tragus / Helix / Conch) 1/4″(6mm)*, 5/16″(8mm)

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Similarly one may ask, what are the sizes of hoop earrings?

Compare Measurements

Millimeters Inches Comparison
25-27 0.98 – 1.06 Quarter (0.95 inches)
30-32 1.18 – 1.26 Half-dollar coin (1.20 inches)
63-65 2.48 – 2.56 Soda can (2.50 inches)
73-75 2.87 – 2.95 Baseball (3 inches)
Also to know is, is 6mm bigger than 8mm? 6mm = almost 1/4 inch. … 8mm = 5/16 inch. 9mm = almost 3/8 inch. 10mm = just over 3/8 inch.

Also know, when can I put a hoop in my Helix?

Most piercing points suggest 4 to 6 weeks for changing cartilage but it’s better to wait at least 8 to 10 weeks.

What is the smallest hoop earring size?


How big is a 10mm hoop earring?

8mm or 1/4 inch (inside opening is 6.5-7mm) 10mm or 3/8 inch (inside opening is 8.5-9mm)

How do I know what size hoop earring to get?

Your hair length can affect your choice of hoop earring size. Usually, people who have longer hair (about below-shoulder length and longer) get the larger hoop earrings. Bigger hoop earrings tend to add style to long hair lengths.

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