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925 Sterling Silver ONYX BLACK TRIBAL Helix Shield Ear Piercing Dangle - Cartilage Piercing

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FreshTrends 925 Sterling Silver ONYX BLACK TRIBAL Helix Shield Ear Piercing Dangle - Cartilage Piercing
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Stand out with this most original dangling cartilage piercing earring. This earring is crafted specifically for your helix piercing (the piercing on the cartilage at the top of your ear) and is designed with comfort in mind. Incredibly unique and super trendy, these helix earrings are exactly the type of jewelry you need if you have a cartilage ear piercing. The charm is made from 925 Sterling Silver and embellished with a 2mm Onyx Black gemstone. The barbell is crafted from 316L Surgical Grade Stainless Steel for your protection.

Earring Dangle Length: 1" (2.5cm)

Barbell Size 18G (1mm); 18G is the standard size for cartilage ear piercings

Barbell Length: 5/16" (7.9mm)

Piercing Type:Cartilage
Material:Sterling Silver
Barbell Material:316L Surgical Steel
Gauge (mm):1mm
Length (inches):5/16"
length (mm):7.9mm
Gemstone Type:Onyx
Gemstone Color:Black
Charm Length (inches):1"
Charm Length (mm):25.4mm



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can't get hotter than this

Reviewer: A viewer from New England, USA

this earring is the coolest earring ever, i wear it on the right side. the black onyx is a gorgeous addition, but the tribal design is quite unique. trust me, with this earring, you'll get compliments everywhere you go! easy to put on.

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Reviewer: A viewer from 2

I love this earring, many complements were given on it.
Can be slightly sore if slept on in funny, and some times gets caught sticking up.
But i still love it!

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Very nice

Reviewer: A viewer from Brescia,italy

This earring is beautiful and i love it very much! The service is good and after some days the product arrived. The only stain on this earring is that the black stone went off very quickly, after some days...and to tell the truth i found a bit difficult put it on without help.....but in the end this earring is a very nice thing and I'm very happy to have it! P.S. I've put it on the right's wonderful

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Attractive But Short Lived

Reviewer: A viewer from West Haven, CT US

Beautiful piece of work. I received many compliments. The only downfall besides it's difficulty to put in was the fact that it tarnished quite quickly. I wore it for about 4 months and it dulled significantly. Titanium would be a huge improvement.

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Sticks Out!

Reviewer: A viewer from Wentzville, MO US

It's a beautiful helix ring, but if your piercing is high up on your ear it sticks out like a wing!

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925 Sterling Silver ONYX BLACK TRIBAL Helix Shield Ear Piercing Dangle - Cartilage Piercing can be Gift Wrapped. Please make your selection at checkout.

Size Help

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Body Jewelry Size Help

Standard Body Piercing Sizes:
These are the standard sizes used for each piercing in body jewelry. Please note that we cannot guarantee that this is the size used for YOUR piercing. These are the standard gauges and lengths used by professional piercers. Everyone's body is different, and sometimes piercers will use different lengths and gauges depending on your body.

Standard Gauge
Standard Length
Belly / Navel Ring
Nose Piercing
20G and 18G


Tongue Piercing
Cartilage Piercing
1/4" and 5/16"
Eyebrow Piercing
16G (14G is also commonly used)
5/16" and 3/8"
Industrial Barbell
1 1/2"
Labret Lip Rings
14G (16G is also commonly used)

5/16", 3/8", or 7/16"

Monroe Piercing

5/16" or 3/8"

Nipple Piercing
Tragus / Helix / Rook / Conch
3/8", 7/16", 1/2", and 5/8"
Ear 20G and 18G  


How to Measure Body Jewelry:
Please find a conversion charts below for those of you using the metric system.

Barbell Gauge Chart
22G .025" 0.64mm
20G .032" 0.81mm
Barbell Length & Diameter Chart
Inches Millimeters
1/4" 6.4
5/16" 7.9
3/8" 9.5
7/16" 11
1/2" 13
9/16" 14.3
5/8" 16
3/4" 19
7/8" 22
15/16" 23.8
1" 25.4
1 1/2" 38

Measuring Lengths & Diameters of Piercing Jewelry

Captive Bead Rings - Body Jewelry Size Chart
Captive Bead Rings

Captive Bead Rings are measured from the largest inside diameter.

Captive Bead Rings are also known as C.B.R.'s, B.C.R.'s & Ball Captive Rings. They come in many variations, shapes, sizes, but the same measuring rule applies. Always measure the largest inside diameter of the circle.

We carry captives in a variety of gauges and lengths.

Straight Barbell - Body Jewelry Size Chart

Measure the length of a barbell between the two balls along the length of the bar, as shown in the diagram.

We carry barbells in an assortment of gauges and lengths

Circular/Horseshoe Barbell - Body Jewelry Size Chart
Circular Barbells / Horseshoe Barbells

Circulars / Horseshoes barbells are commonly used as belly rings, nipple rings, eyebrow rings, earrings, ear plugs, and for genital piercings. Circulars / Horseshoes are measured from the largest inside diameter.

We carry circulars in many different gauges and lengths.

Curved / Bent Barbell - Body Jewelry Size Chart
Curved Barbells

Curved barbells, also know as bent barbells, are commonly used for belly button rings, nipple rings, and eyebrow jewelry. Curved barbells are measured in a straight line from the inner length between the two balls.

We carry curved barbells in gauges 20G - 14G.

Nose Rings - Body Jewelry Size Chart
Nose Rings

Nose Twists, also known as nose screws, are measured from the base of the ball / charm to the beginning of the twist, as shown in the diagram. Measure nose bones to the end of the shaft, before the beaded tip. Nose fishtails are measured from the base of the ball / charm to the end of the barbell.

Standard gauge for nose rings is 18 Gauge.
We carry nose rings in 18G-20G in many designs

Labret / Lip Rings - Body Jewelry Size Chart

Labrets /Lip Rings / Monroes are measured from the base of the ball to the top of the flat disc. Standard size for labrets is 5/16".

We carry labrets in many different sizes and styles.

Ear Plugs / Earlets - Body Jewelry Size Chart
Plug Body Jewelry
An ear plug length is measured from the inside edge of the horizontal line, as shown in the diagram. The same measurement applies of earlets and ear tunnels body jewelry.

Plugs are manufactured in many different materials, designs, and variations.