|Standard Hoop Inner Diameter|
|Ear Cartilage (Helix, Tragus, Lobe, etc.)||5/16″ (8mm)|
|Earhead, Thin Helix (Hole near the edge)||1/4″ (6-6.5mm)|
Likewise, people ask, do you need special earrings for cartilage?
Although you do not need specific jewelry for a helix piercing, it is crucial to make sure that the earrings you do use are the proper size. The standard gauges for helix piercings are 16-gauge and 18-gauge, and the standard lengths are 3/16”, 1/4”, 5/16”, and 4/8”.
Accordingly, what are small hoop earrings called?
Cartilage hoops or “clickers” are a small hoop style earring designed for healed piercings, and come in a range of colors and styles and designs. Slightly smaller than huggies, our cartilage hoops are safe for all kinds of ear piercings including lobes, tragus, rook, helix, forward helix and the auricle.
When can I put a hoop in my cartilage?
Most piercing points suggest 4 to 6 weeks for changing cartilage but it’s better to wait at least 8 to 10 weeks. It also depends on how many times your ear is infected. When you feel fully safe then you can change your cartilage piercing, you can change them with small size earrings.
Is a hoop or stud better for cartilage piercing? Whether it’s a hoop or stud, you can always get whichever you like for a cartilage piercing. Your piercer will probably recommend labret studs—longer studs will accommodate for how much the piercing will swell.
The best type of jewelry for your ear piercing are gold earrings, as many people with metal allergies can tolerate nickel-free 14k gold in their piercings. Placement: The size and space of the lobe allows for a multitude of placement options. It’s up to your preference.
Make Sure to Get It on the Side You Don’t Sleep On
Because I got mine done on a whim, I wasn’t really thinking about which side to get it on, so I picked my left ear right before I was asked.
surgical stainless steel
Hoop Size 10mm = 3/8 of an inch Diameter, 1.0mm = 1/32″ Thickness.
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.
During sleep, your earrings can get caught on your bedding or hair. As you move around, you could risk tearing your earlobe. Large earrings, as well as styles with openings like hoops and dangles, can further increase this risk.