Gauge and Sizing
|Vertical Clitoral Hood||14g to 12g||Captive Bead Ring or Curved Barbell|
|Labia||12g to 10g||Captive Bead Ring|
|Prince Albert||12g to 8g||Captive Bead Ring|
|Frenum||12g to 10g||Standard Barbell or Captive Bead Ring|
Considering this, how long should a VCH barbell be?
just take at the barbell you have now and if it is the original piercing barbell means it is about 12 mm long or 11 mm long. That is the size most piercers use to pierce the initial VCH piercing.
Consequently, which is smaller 16g or 14g?
Jewelry is measured through a gauge system (see chart below). The higher the gauge number the
Can I put a 16g in a 14g piercing?
Yes all day you can. However, the 16g post is thinner than the 14g. Downsizing is not an issue unless you’ve got a large collection of 14g jewelry that you wish to wear again. Downsizing to 16g is safe as long as it is healed.
Many navel bars have sharp edges that won’t be safe or comfortable in a VCH. Also, there’s a LOT of junk out there that should not be worn in a navel, and most definitely not next to your clitoris!
How much does the vertical clitoral hood piercing hurt? Since you’re piercing such a sensitive area, you’re going to feel some pain. However, many report that it’s not as painful as they expected, and some have even compared it to the lobe piercing (albeit, it still stings).
The piercing process is quick, but painful.
Yikes. According to those who have followed through with piercing their hoods, a distinct sharp pain will definitely occur as they slip the needle through the tissue – ouch.
This includes minors! Minors must have proper ID for themselves.
|Piercing||Piercing Fee||Minium Age Requirement|
|Vertical Clitoral Hood (VCH)||$35.00||18+ Years Old|
|Horizontal Clitoral Hood (HCH)||$35.00||18+ Years Old|
|Prince Albert||$35.00||18+ Years Old|
|Reverse Price Albert||$35.00||18+ Years old|
Please refer to the metric conversion chart below.
When choosing your items specifics from the drop down list, please note the following: 18G = 18 Gauge 20G= 20 Gauge 22G= 22 Gauge 14K= 14 Karat Solid Gold 18K= 18 Karat Solid Gold 24K= 24 Karat Solid Gold 1.5mm Gem= Gemstone measures approx 1.5 millimeters in size 2mm Gem= Gemstone measures approx 2 millimeters in size …
14 gauge = 1/16-inch or 1.6 millimeters. 8 gauge = 1/8-inch or 3.2 millimeters. 2 gauge = 1/4-inch or 6.5 millimeters. 0 gauge = 5/16-inch or 8.3 millimeters.