Piercings are measured by thickness, diameter and width.
Piercing Rings are measured by the inside diameter.
Septum Clickers are measured by the pin thickness and the inside height.
Straight and curved barbells are measured by the linear width from ball to ball.
- Wire size in Gauge or mm
It is the size of the stem (thickness of the wire) on most pieces of jewelry. Basically, it's the size of the hole people need to insert a piece of jewelry. We indicate this size in Gauges and Millimeter. Ex: 14GA (1.6MM)
- Size (length) in mm (length sizes we measure only in millimeter)
- Ball or Attachment Size in mm (balls, spikes and all other attachments we measure only in millimeter)
Nose Piercings come in 0.8 or 1.0mm
Earstud pins are always 0.8mm
Eyebrow Piercings use always1.2mm
Labrets are most common in 1.2mm but also 1.6mm is available
Septum Piercings are most common in 1.2mm but also 1.6mm is available
Industrial barbell, nipple, tongue or the navel are common in 1.6mm.