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Types of Ear Piercing

Ear piercing is process of making permanent hole to ear for purpose of jewelry wearing. You can wear earrings at any place in the region of ear. Depending upon piercing place ear piercing is divided into some major types. Depending upon type of piercing jewelry which suits on it is wear. Various types of jewelry are available in market. Recovery time also vary according to type of ear piercing. Ear cartilage piercing is most difficult for healing.

Types of Ear Piercing

Ear piercing types depending upon location or area where you want to pierce ear. Following are different types of ear piercing.

  1. Helix Piercing - Piercing is on the most outside area of ear and well-liked position for putting several rings together. In this type rings are placed around the edge.
  2. Industrial Piercing - A barbell is placed between two holes on the top side of ear.
  3. Rook Piercing - Piercing is at hard edge inside the crease of the shell of the ear.
  4. Daith Piercing - Piercing is slightly on top of the opening into the ear canal.
  5. Tragus Piercing - Piercing is through the cartilage portion, after the opening of the ear canal.
  6. Snug Piercing - Straight piercing of the antihelix, crosswise from the tragus.
  7. Conch Piercing - Piercing of any inner or outer shell of ear.
  8. Anti-Tragus Piercing - It is adjacent the tragus and close to the edge of ear. It goes through the thicker cartilage portion.
  9. Lobe Piercing - Piercing at lower side of ear lobe. Generally holes are larger in size and jewelry for such type is similar to minute tubes and plugs. Piercing is cured speedily.
  10. Orbital Piercing - Generally in the external conch area ring is placed through two piercing.
  11. Transverse Lobe - It is best suited in lower lobe and runs diagonally to the length of the lobe.

Ear Piercing Jewelry

Depending upon different types of ear piercing, type of ear jewelry also changes. Following is list of different types of jewelry which is wear particularly in specific area of ear.

  • CBR (Captive Bead Ring)
  • Banana Barbell
  • Flesh Tunnels
  • Studs
  • Circular Barbell
  • Flesh Plugs

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