Jewellery Gauge/ThicknessThis measurement tells you the thickness of the post or bar.
1.2mm/16 gauge is the standard size most ears are pierced with.
|0.6mm (22 gauge)||Continuous rings|
|0.7mm (21 gauge)||Blomdahl titanium stud earrings, earring hooks, Ti2 titanium earrings|
|0.8mm (20 gauge)||Blomdahl hoop and drop earrings, Caflon earrings, Element 41 earrings, earring hooks, nose studs, Korbar labrets, continuous rings, Studex Sensitive earrings, Studex Tiny Tips earrings|
|0.9mm (19 gauge)||Blomdahl medical plastic stud earrings|
|1mm (18 gauge)||Nose studs, labret studs, Industrial Strength labrets, Korbar labrets, cartilage studs, continuous rings, heart rings and BCRs|
|1.2mm (16 gauge)||Labret studs, Industrial Strength labrets, Korbar labrets, BCRs, continuous rings, cartilage earrings, spirals, heart rings, Studex Plus piercing studs|
|1.6mm (14 gauge)||Belly bars|