The best way to know what size is best for you is to take a measurement of your piercing. Find a ruler – preferably with millimeter markings (inches will work as well, but millimeters are more precise). Hold the ruler up to your ear and measure the distance between the piercing and the edge of ear.
Moreover, how big is a 10mm hoop earring?
Hoop Size 10mm = 3/8 of an inch Diameter, 1.0mm = 1/32″ Thickness.
Correspondingly, what does the MM mean on earrings?
Earring Size (Diameter)
I measure diameters in millimeters (mm), but in the US common unit of measure is inch. One inch equals to 25.4mm.
Do hoop earrings look trashy?
Are hoop earrings trashy? Hoop earrings are popular accessories that perfectly complement a lot of outfits, but some people think that hoop earrings make wearers look trashy, not classy. It’s not true. In fact, hoop earrings are classic accessories that have never actually gone out of style.
Extra Small 14k Yellow or White Gold 1.5mm Thickness Huggie Earrings (8 x 8 mm)
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Petite hoop earrings, 12 mm to 15 mm, with minimal embellishments are casual and laid-back, while large hoop earrings with diamond accents are nice enough for a formal look. For the office, small and medium hoops, about 1.5 inches and smaller, are the most versatile.
|MM||Approximate Size In Inches||Exact Size In Inches|
|10mm||Little over 3/8 Inch||0.39370 Inches|
|11mm||7/16 Inch||0.43307 Inches|
|12mm||Just short of 1/2 Inch||0.47244 Inches|
|13mm||Little over 1/2 Inch||0.51181 Inches|
These 1mm (1/32 inch in Diameter) Nose Studs / Ball Stud Earrings are smallest possible size and are barely larger than the ear posts themselves.