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Sterling Silver Cartilage Hoop

Sterling Silver Cartilage Hoop

Regular price $11.46 USD
Regular price Sale price $11.46 USD
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Diameter
Gauge - Thickness
• The model is wearing a 7mm 20 gauge, sterling silver continuous hoop earring. Perfect size for your cartilage, tragus, or small ear lobes.

• Made with sterling silver round wire.

•• Nickel free ••

• Your choice between with 22 gauge (thinner), and 20 gauge (thicker).

• So comfortable you can wear day and night.

To insert twist ends away from each other, then twist the ends back together to form one continuous hoop. There is no clasp, it closes to form a hoop and will not slip out.


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DIAMETER (AND NUMBER OF HOOPS)
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1 HOOP = SINGLE
2 HOOPS = 1 PAIR

••6mm: TINY, location on ear: cartilage tragus
••7mm: VERY SMALL—usually only for cartilage piercings, or high lobe 2nd or 3rd piercings
••8mm: hugs the lobe of the ear
••9mm: hugs thicker lobes, or has a small gap on the first piercing
••10mm: gap underneath earlobe on the first piercing

• • • 6mm/7mm are the most difficult of all our hoops to insert.
• • • 8mm/9mm are moderately difficult to insert.
• • • 10mm, most easy to insert.

• • While they may be tricky to get in the first time, these hoops stay put for days and even years—which is why they are a beloved piece of jewelry. They are meant to be lightweight, durable, and stylish in your daily life.

• • • • • • Here is a video of someone putting in this 7mm hoop for the first time: • • • •

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0FcXUuQhYWM


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GAUGE (THICKNESS)
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•• 24 gauge (thinnest). Ultra thin, most affordable and easiest to insert.
•• 22 gauge (thin). Most popular gauge size, minimalist.
•• 20 gauge (thick). A bit more bold and flashy.

Each gauge fits comfortably in piercings.
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