The length of the barbell can range from 28-55mm in length depending on how far apart the piercing holes are located on your ear and of course by how large your ear is. The angle of the piercings and distance between the piercings will determine if a barbell industrial piercing is a good selection for you personally.
Similarly one may ask, is a 14g or 16G bigger?
14g is bigger. The lower the number, the bigger the needle or jewelry. … So buy 16g jewelry and a 14g needle, or 14g jewelry and a 12g needle.
Subsequently, what is an industrial barbell?
A straight barbell (sometimes referred to as an industrial barbell when used in this piercing type) connects the two ear piercings, which are usually located in the helix and anti-helix. … Since you will get two piercings at once for your industrial piercing, aftercare practices can be a little more difficult.
Do Industrial Bar holes close?
The industrial piercing goes through cartilage in your ear and depending on how long it has been pierced it will close eventually and faster than many other piercings because of the location.
The barbell piercing worn in the ear cartilage goes by a few different names : The barbell is called an industrial barbell, construction bar, or industrial project bar. Sizing of these bars varies depending on the person, because everybody’s ears are a different size.
14g jewelry is larger than 16g jewelry, but you might be able to fit it. Yes, you can stretch you piercing to a 14g just make sure that the jewelry that you‘re buying is suitable for a freshly stretching piercing.
Yes you can. The jewellery won’t be very snug, though, and might move around a lot. Having said that, the whole will probably close up a bit around the smaller gauge jewellery so you might not be able to wear 14g there any more. … So I used this 2mm diameter needle for a piercing with a 16g jewellery.
Standard piercing sizes
|Piercing||Standard Gauge||Standard Length|
|Cartilage Piercing||16G , 18G||3/16″ , 1/4″ and 5/16″|
|Eyebrow Piercing||16G (14G is also commonly used)||1/4″ , 5/16″ and 3/8″|
|Industrial Barbell||14G (16G is also commonly used)||1 1/2″ (varies)|
|Labret Lip Rings||14G or 16G||1/4″ , 5/16″, and 3/8″|
The smallest gauge, 20, measures 0.88 millimeters or 1/32 inch. The bigger the gauge, the smaller the numbers get.
No worries though- 14 and 12g are interchangeable thread patterns- meaning you can wear all your pretty and fun 14g jewelry with your 12g posts! I know those sizes sound intimidating, but they are worth it for a comfy, happy, easy healing piercing!
This cool industrial bar for cartilage piercings will add a pretty touch to your cool cartilage piercings. It has a delicate key design embellished with pretty clear gems.
Can I sleep on my industrial piercing? You want to avoid sleeping on an industrial piercing because it adds additional pressure on the jewelry. It will be more likely to have scarring if you sleep on it.
It may seem like a lot, but I can promise that all of the work is absolutely worth it. I am in love with my industrial, so much so that even a year later I find myself admiring it. If you’re thinking about doing it, go for it!