Different Earring Gauge Sizes. Start at the size that your ear was pierced at and go up one row for the size you can safely stretch to for your next step. Answer contributed by Dale Cougar Armstrong.
12 rows The gauge size chart of your piercing is the thickness of the bar that goes through your. Basic earlobe piercings from a professional piercing shop are usually 14g. 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.
When you get to 0g the next size is 00g pronounced double zero gauge. 20 Gauge - 08mm. 2 rows Standard size is 18 g which is what I mostly use for all my ear piercings Thompson reveals. If you can move it around a little bit try an 18G size.