### What ear gauge is after 1 2 inch?

## What ear gauge is after 1 2 inch?

Ear Gauge to MM Conversion Table

Gauge | Millimeters(mm) | Inches |
---|---|---|

00g | 10 mm | 3/8″ |

11 mm | 7/16″ | |

12 mm | 1/2″ | |

14 mm | 9/16″ |

## What is the smallest size ear gauge?

What is the smallest size gauge? A standard ear piercing is 20g or 18g so the smallest gauge size is 20g. Gauge sizes are always even numbers and the smaller the number the bigger the earring, so from 18g the next size up would be 16g. It would then go from there to 14g, then 12g, then 10g etc.

**What size ear gauge will close up?**

2 – 0 gauge

There are a lot of different opinions on this topic, but the majority of professionals in the body modification industry recommend never going any larger than 2 – 0 gauge if you want your ears to totally close up where you can’t see through them.

**How do I know my ear gauge size?**

Deduct 1⁄8 in (0.32 cm) from your total measurement to get the actual size of your gauge. You may need to change the fraction in your measurement to subtract the 1⁄8 in (0.32 cm). For example, if your piercing is 7⁄16 in (1.1 cm), subtract 2⁄16 in (0.32 cm) instead of 1⁄8 in (0.32 cm) to get 5⁄16 in (0.79 cm).

### Will 0 gauges close up?

Generally, 0 gauge has been coined “the point of no return,” meaning that once you have stretched that far, it’s not going to go back. Over the point of no return, your ears can shrink, but they may not return to normal, just a smaller gauge.

### What is bigger 12 or 14 gauge piercing?

When discussing gauges, references to a “larger gauge” means bigger around, not a bigger number. That is to say that if you’re told that you need a larger gauge than 14, you need to look at 12 or 10 which are wider, not at 16.

**What are the sizes of ear gauges?**

Standard ear piercings are usually pierced at 20g or 18g. Gauge sizes go up (or down, depending on how you look at it) in even numbers from there, so the next largest size from an 18g is 16g, then 14g, then 12g, and so on.

**What are gauge earrings?**

Gauged earrings are used with the intention of stretching the earlobe. There are many types available, like straight rod, or spiral gauged earrings. You can choose any one out of these, but women generally prefer spiral ones, as they don’t stretch the ear too much.

#### What is an ear gauge?

Ear gauging is a practice in which ear piercings are slowly stretched to accommodate larger jewelry.

What ear gauge is after 1 2 inch? Ear Gauge to MM Conversion Table Gauge Millimeters(mm) Inches 00g 10 mm 3/8″ 11 mm 7/16″ 12 mm 1/2″ 14 mm 9/16″ What is the smallest size ear gauge? What is the smallest size gauge? A standard ear piercing is 20g or 18g so the smallest gauge…