How do I know what size my body piercing is?
These are the standard sizes for sexy body jewelry used for each piercing. However, we cannot guarantee that the size on our chart is the size used for your specific 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 or the type of jewelry you want to wear. If you are unsure of what size piercing jewelry to get, we recommend calling your piercer to asking him or her.
Standard piercing sizes
|Piercing||Standard Gauge||Standard Length|
|Belly / Navel Ring||14G||3/8" , 7/16"|
|Nose Piercing||20G , 18G||1/4" , 5/16"|
|Cartilage Piercing||16G , 18G||3/16" , 1/4" and 5/16"|
|Eyebrow Piercing||16G (14G is also commonly used)||1/4" , 5/16" and 3/8"|
|Industrial Barbell||14G (16G is also commonly used)||1 1/2" (varies)|
|Labret Lip Rings||14G or 16G||1/4" , 5/16", and 3/8"|
|Monroe Piercing||16G||1/4" , 5/16" and 3/8"|
|Nipple Piercing||14G||3/8" , 1/2", 9/16"|
|Tragus / Helix / Rook / Conch / Daith||16G , 18G||3/16", 1/4" , 5/16" and 3/8"|
|Septum||14G (16G is also commonly used)||3/8", 7/16", 1/2", and 5/8"|
|Ear||20G and 18G|
What gauge is my piercing jewelry?
The gauge size chart of your piercing is the thickness of the bar that goes through your piercing. In other words, it's the barbell's thickness. Note that the thicker the barbell, the lower the gauge size. So a 12 gauge (or 12G) barbell is much thicker than a 20 gauge (20G) barbell.
Piercing Jewelry Length
What is the length of my piercing jewelry?
The length of your piercing jewelry refers to the wearable length of the barbell that goes through your piercing. It is measured from the top to the bottom of the straight barbell and does not include the balls or charms.
Piercing Jewelry Diameter
What is the diameter of my piercing jewelry?
Diameter is used to measure the size of round barbells like hoops, captives, and circulars. It is measured from the inner and widest point of the circle.
Captive Bead Rings are measured from the largest inside diameter.
Captive Bead Rings are also known as CBRs, BCRs, and Ball Captive Rings. They come in many variations, shapes, and 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 to suit any piercing. If you cannot find a specific size you need, please contact us.
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 so that you can find the perfect fit for you specific piercing.
Circular/horseshoe barbells are commonly used as belly rings, nipple piercing rings, eyebrow rings, earrings, ear plugs, and for genital piercings. Circular barbells are measured from the largest inside diameter.
All piercings are different, which is why we have a great selection of 14k gold circular barbells in every gauge and length.
Curved barbells, also know as bent barbells, are commonly used for belly button rings, nipple rings, eyebrow jewelry, rook piercings, and even septum piercings. Curved barbells are measured in a straight line from the inner length between the two balls.
We carry curved barbells in 20G - 14G.
The standard gauge for nose rings is 18G. Nose twists, also known as nose screws or nose studs, are measured from the base of the ball or 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 or charm to the end of the barbell. For more help picking the right nose ring for you, check out our Nose Piercing & Jewelry Guide.
We carry nose rings in 18G - 20G. From diamond nose rings to sapphire studs, we have tons of beautiful styles to choose from in gold and platinum.
Labrets, also know as flat back barbells, are worn in a variety of piercings around the cheeks and mouth as well as in tragus earrings and cartilage studs. The flat back is perfect for piercings that require a close fit. They are measured from the base of the ball to the top of the flat disc. Standard lengths for labrets are 1/4" or 5/16". The 3/16" is generally used for cartilage piercings rather than lip piercings for a nice, snug fit.
We carry labrets in many different sizes and styles.
An ear plug wearable length is measured from the inside edge of the horizontal line, as shown in the diagram. The same measurement applies of earlets and ear tunnel body jewelry.
Plugs are manufactured in many different gauges, designs, and variations.
Inches & MM Conversion Charts:
Please find a conversion charts below for those of you using the metric system.
Gauge to Millimeters Conversion
Length & Diameter Conversion
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I received this ring as a gift. I loved it the only downfall is it’s super super hard to close . It took me more than two hours to clip it on just by itself without putting it on the piercing. I watched videos, I read instructions but it was very difficult.
Okay so first I gotta say service is excellent. The piece was beautiful but the fit was too small. My bad. I also could not get the darn thing to close despite watching YouTube multiple times. I decided to get a larger size so I can use it as planned and switch to a continuous ring instead. That I should be able to handle. I am still waiting to have my return processed so I can order it. Nonetheless the service has been great. Delay’s are to to the world issues at present. Hopefully I can order soon. 🤙
This is such a great ring for the labret. I purchased one and am so happy not to have to try to get a ball in the ring. It fits nice and looks great!!!!