Gauged Earrings & Organic Body Jewelry
These finely hand-carved Organic Jewelry, Organic Body Jewelry and wooden hand-carved gauged earrings are intended for use in stretched or gauged piercings that are well healed. Hand-sculpted by traditional artisans whose family tradition had been carving for hundreds of years. Fair-trade organic body jewelry.
Western Bohemian : Organic Body JewelryPRICES ARE PER PAIR.
GAUGED EARRINGS and BODY JEWELRYOrganic Body Jewelry, Silver & Wood Earrings.
Fair-trade and unique handcrafted organic jewelry...
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 held ear piercing and lobe stretching in ritual regard and as a rite of passage, mark of knowledge & method of beautification. In every human populated continent there has been in the past or is currently an indigenous community of people who use this form of adornment, and that probably includes you!
SIZE CHART FOR BODY JEWELRY
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.
Gauged earrings and wood body jewelry in sizes 00g, 0g, 2g, 4g, 6g, 8g, 10g, 12g and reversible size stretchers.
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.