Correspondingly, how do I know what size my piercing is?
The measurement that you need is the distance from the piercing hole to the edge of your ear. Take this measurement in a straight line, because if you measure at a diagonal angle you will end up with a hoop that fits larger than you anticipated.
Accordingly, 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 14g in a 16G piercing?
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. … It would just irritate the piercing even if it is fully healed.
Inches & Millimeters Gauge Conversion Chart:
Gauges get larger with decreasing number (i.e. a size 00G is massive compared to a 20 gauge). with an 18 gauge. If you want it smaller, ask for a 20 or even 22 gauge when getting pierced.
Convert Ear Gauge to mm and Inch
yes you can. When learning about piercings sizes you will know that the bigger the number the smaller the gauge of the piercing so yes you may use an 18g. the 18g is smaller than the 16g. Just be aware though that sometimes user smaller jewelry could cause your jewelry to get accustomed to that size.
*With the wearing of traditional or normal kinds of earrings, the piercing size of the above table is not relevant, as standard piercings are all the same.