Common body jewelry sizes by piercing
Below are some standard jewelry sizes and types used when piercing. Human body come in all kinds of shapes and sizes so this is by no means a set size but just a general guide of for what works best for healing these piercings.
Gauge is the thickness of the jewelry which is based on the American Standard Wire Gauge. It starts at 36g and goes to 0000g. The larger the number the thinner the wire will be. When choosing a gauge to be pierced at, the piercer must decide which is thick enough to reduce migration and tearing b...
How To Measure Body Jewelry
Gauge and mm measurements
How to measure body jewelry
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Measuring Body Jewelry
How Do I Know What Size My Body Piercing Is?
Everyone's body is different, and sometimes piercers will use different lengths and gauges depending on your body or the type of body jewelry you want to wear. We've provided a list of industry standard sizes for body jewelry u...
What size should I wear?
If you are unsure about your size or unsure if something will fit right, please first see our Sizing Guide and try out various measurements first. If you need to, you can also try on something by purchasing a low cost item to try such as a retainer, but keep in mind that you can't return the ite...