How To Build Your Ear Story

Craft Your Unique Ear Story: A Guide to Piercing Types & Sizing & Placements


This is your ultimate resource for creating a personalized and stylish ear piercing arrangement.

From the classic lobe to the more intricate helix, daith, and conch piercings, our guide is designed to help you navigate the exciting world of ear piercings.

Whether you're considering your first cartilage piercing or looking to add to your collection with unique rook, tragus, or conch piercing jewelry, we've got you covered.

8.5mm Huggie


Ideal for all lobe piercings, this versatile 8.5mm huggie offers a snug, perfect fit for a classic and elegant look.

  1. 6.5mm Huggie

  3. Designed for the upper lobe, helix, rook, or tragus piercings, the petite 6.5mm huggie is the ultimate choice for those seeking a delicate and subtle addition to their piercing collection.


11mm Huggie


A match made for both lobe and conch piercings, the 11mm huggie provides a slightly looser fit, adding a touch of sophistication to your ear story.

Explore the elegance of simplicity with our Graduated Ear Stories Size Guide, a visual journey showcasing how to wear huggies from 20mm to 6.5mm.


This guide illustrates the art of layering, starting with our statement 20mm huggies down to our delicate 6.5mm pieces, allowing you to create a seamlessly graduated look that transitions beautifully along the curve of your ear.


Perfect for those who adore a refined and cohesive style, our guide makes it easy to select the ideal sizes for a harmonious, chic ear story.


Helix Piercings: 9-12 months

  • Daith Piercings: 6-9 months
  • Conch Piercings: 6-12 months
  • Earlobe Piercings: 6-8 weeks
  • Cartilage Piercings (General): 3-6 months
  • Rook Piercings: 9-12 months
  • Tragus Piercings: 3-6 months
  • Upper Lobe Piercings: 2-4 months


Remember, these timelines are general estimates, and individual healing times may vary.

Following your piercer's aftercare advice closely will help ensure a smooth and successful healing process.


When choosing earrings for your piercings, it's essential to consider the type of stud that best suits the location of your piercing.


For lobe piercings, traditional studs with butterfly backs are a popular choice, offering ease of use and comfort for this easily accessible area.


However, for cartilage and tragus piercings, we recommend our ball screw studs.

These are designed with a secure screw-on mechanism that ensures your earrings stay in place, providing both comfort and peace of mind for those harder-to-reach piercings.

The ball screw studs are not only practical but also stylish, making them a perfect fit for anyone looking to add a touch of elegance to their ear story.



What is the best type of jewelry for helix piercings?

For helix piercings, we recommend opting for ball screw studs or small huggies.

These types of jewelry not only ensure a secure fit but also minimize irritation during the healing process, making them ideal choices for your helix piercing.

How long does it take for a daith piercing to heal fully?

Daith piercings typically require 6-9 months to heal fully.

However, healing times can vary based on individual health factors and aftercare practices. Following your piercer's aftercare advice is crucial for a smooth healing journey.

Can I use butterfly back studs for cartilage piercings?

While butterfly back studs are popular for earlobe piercings, for cartilage piercings, including the tragus and conch, ball screw studs are recommended.

Their secure screw-on mechanism is better suited for these areas, offering added comfort and stability.

What are the benefits of using ball screw studs for tragus piercings?

Ball screw studs offer several benefits for tragus piercings, such as enhanced security to prevent the earring from falling out and reduced risk of irritation.

Their design is ideal for the unique curvature and thickness of the tragus area.

How can I ensure my ear piercings heal properly?

Ensuring proper healing for your ear piercings involves following a consistent aftercare routine, which includes cleaning the piercing with a saline solution, avoiding unnecessary touching or twisting of the jewelry, and being mindful of signs of infection.

Additionally, choosing the right type of jewelry, such as ball screw studs for cartilage piercings, can aid in the healing process.

Are huggies suitable for all types of ear piercings?

Huggies are versatile and can be suitable for various ear piercings, including lobe, helix, and sometimes conch piercings, depending on the size of the huggie and the anatomy of your ear.

They are particularly loved for their ease of wear and stylish appearance.

The Ear Piercing Style Guide

The Ultimate Guide to Styling and Healing Your Ear Piercings


From the classic lobe to the trendy helix, ear piercings offer a unique way to express your style. Whether you're a fan of mini hoops, huggie earrings, or silver hoops, understanding the types of ear piercings can help you curate your perfect look. Let's dive into the world of ear adornments and discover how to enhance your personal style with necklace layering, silver hoop earrings, and more.


Types of Ear Piercings


All ear piercings provide a canvas for self-expression. The upper lobe piercing and cartilage piercing are just the tip of the iceberg. For those seeking a subtle yet stylish option, cuff earrings and ear cuffs silver offer versatility without the commitment. Meanwhile, evil eye jewellery adds a protective charm to your ensemble.


Huggie Earrings and Mini Hoops


Huggie earrings have become a staple in the jewellery world, perfect for anyone looking to add a touch of elegance to their ear piercing. Paired with silver ear cuff designs, they create a layered look that's both sophisticated and edgy. Mini hoops and silver hoop earrings complement these styles, offering endless possibilities for customization.


Healing Times and Care


The helix piercing healing time can vary, typically ranging from 6 to 12 months. Patience and proper care are key to ensuring your helix ear piercing and cartilage piercing heal beautifully. Keeping your new piercings clean and following your piercer's aftercare advice are crucial steps in the healing process.

Accessorizing with Necklace Layering


To complement your ear piercings, necklace layering is a trend that continues to captivate. Combining delicate chains with statement pieces like a vermeil necklace or an evil eye ring can elevate your look. Kyma jewels and pieces from the Galleria shop are perfect for adding that special touch to your jewellery collection.

Finding the Perfect Fit


When it comes to rings, understanding ring measure and ring sizes is essential. Whether you're drawn to the mystical allure of an evil eye ring or the classic elegance of vermeil bands, ensuring the right fit enhances both comfort and style.



From lobe piercing to exploring the various piercing types, personalizing your look with jewellery is a creative and fun process. With ear piercing types ranging from subtle to bold, there's something for everyone. Visit the Galleria shop to explore a wide selection of ear cuffs silver, huggie earrings, and silver hoop earrings to start building your unique ear story today.