06-13-2010, 04:37 PM #1
People With Conch Piercing - What size jewellery do you wear?
What size jewellery do you wear? By that i mean the length of the bar not the thickness. And also what size bar did you have when you first got pierced? (Thats if you wear a barbell and not a ring).
I realise everyones different but i'm just curious to know what the average length size is what people wear.
Oh and do you prefer to wear a barbell with a little more length or wear it snug?
Last edited by Lisa-Marie; 06-13-2010 at 04:41 PM.
06-13-2010, 05:50 PM #2
I wore 6mm, there was basically no room but it was perfect.
06-13-2010, 06:01 PM #3
06-13-2010, 06:39 PM #4
I was pierced with a 12x1.2mm barbell and now I wear a 10x4mm septum keeper and I reckon at most there's about 5mm actually inside my earGot: Left Ear: Lobe (19mm/5mm/1.6mm), 4xhelix, 5mm conch
Right Ear: Lobe (19mm/5mm/1.6mm), inner helix, orbital (Top)
Other: 4xtongue (2/2.4/3.2mm), septum
06-14-2010, 12:52 AM #5
I'm at 12 gauge, and the length depends on the type of jewelry. I got the second one pierced with a curved barbell, since I find anything remotely long enough to accommodate swelling uncomfortable if it's straight.
CBR/CBB/anything else "round" - 1/2" (it's big enough to be slightly loose, but not too loose)
Curved barbells - 7/16" (big enough to allow the bottom to peek out below the rim of the ear)
Anything straight (plugs/barbells) - 5/16" (too much length on a straight piece of jewelry feels uncomfortable)
06-14-2010, 01:42 AM #6
1.6/8mm labret. I have a fat conchy cos that's a snug fit.Sarah
06-14-2010, 09:43 AM #7
06-14-2010, 09:49 AM #8
in my triple conch I waer 9mm as they tend to flare up now and then and I have a 12mm diametre cbb in my conch orbitalPiercingsLeft ear:12 including scaffold,tragus,conch x 3 & 14mm lobes
Right ear:12 including rook,conch x 3 & 14mm lobesEyebrowRight nostril: x 3
Left nostril: x 3
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06-16-2010, 06:11 PM #9
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I pierced it with a 10mm, and I now wear an 8mm to allow for days when it plays up, so there is a small amount for manoever if a bump appears. It also allows room for cleaning with a cotton budHi I'm Jayne
L and R lobes x2, L&R low auricles, L&R conches,L&R tragus, L nostril, central tongue, standard navel
06-18-2010, 07:28 PM #10
1.6mm gauge, and I think I wear an 8mm in length.IAM: hetty
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