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Gauged Earrings & Organic Body Jewelry
Hand carved organic body jewelry in exotic natural materials, organic wood, bone, horn and mother of pearl, in sizes ranging from 12 gauge to 00 gauge. Sort by size using the organic body jewelry menu above. Find your size using the Size Chart at the bottom of the page
Gauged Earrings : Western Bohemian
Organic Body Jewelry, Silver & Wood Earrings.
Fair-trade and unique handcrafted organic jewelry...
A brief history of piercing and lobe stretching
The piercing and stretching of the ears is a time honored tribal tradition practiced by many cultures across the globe for centuries.
Lobe stretching is practiced by many people, including Animists, Buddhists, and other Indigenous cultures all over the World. This cultural practice has spread around the planet, and the people who participate in it have regarded ear piercing and lobe stretching as ritual and as a rite of passage, a mark of knowledge and a method of beautification. In every continent on our earth there has been in the past or is currently an indigenous community of people who use the stretching and piercing of the ears as a respected form of adornment.
GAUGE SIZE CHART
Some people's ears naturally stretch over time due to the wearing of large or heavy jewelry. Whether your ears are stretched naturally, professionally, or by yourself, you can use the following size chart to determine what size will work for you.
Organic body jewelry size chart for large plug sizes, 00g, 0g, 2g, 4g, 6g, 8g, 10g, 12g down to 18 gauge and reversible size tapers.
Find the largest size jewelry you have that will fit in your ear piercing.
Measure it with a caliper or other device and compare the measurement to that listed numerically on this chart. As all computer displays are different sizes, we do not recommend that you hold the jewelry to the image for reference, as it will most likely be incorrect.
Our finely hand-carved Organic Jewelry, Organic Gauges and Bone Body Jewelry are intended for use in stretched or gauged piercings that are well healed.
Natural, handmade jewelry
Hand-sculpted by traditional artisans whose family tradition had been carving for hundreds of years. Fair-trade organic gauged earrings.
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Western Bohemian & GARUDA OrganicEarrings.com