Gauge refers to the thickness of the hoop, and indicates how large a piercing must be to hold the jewelry properly. It’s important to note that the higher the gauge, the thinner the wearable surface.
18 Gauge: Our most common and thinnest plain hoop can be positioned throughout the ear. If you come get pierced with us, the piercer will likely select this gauge.
16 Gauge: Our second most common thickness is typically recommended if you select a hoop diameter of 11mm or higher to stabilize the shape of the larger ring.
14 Gauge: This is the thickest width we offer and is used for body piercings, like the Navel.