What is wearable length in plugs?
With plugs and eyelets, you’ll often see a measurement called “wearable area” or “wearable length”. This is similar to the length measurement of barbells, in that it’s the area that your ear will be able to actually fit.
How are Double flared plugs measured?
1. A flat faced double flared plug. Wearing length is measured from the inside of the flare edges. Overall length is measured from face to face.
Can you stretch with double flared plugs?
Double flared plugs are best for fully healed or recovered earlobes that are flexible enough to stretch a bit when you’re putting them on. So we don’t recommend them for very small stretches, healing stretches, or those who are just starting on their journey.
How can I tell what size my gauges are?
The gauge measurement is the number printed next to the cutout circle. Gauge wheels usually provide the measurement in the gauge size along with the millimeters or inches.
How is jewelry length measured?
The barbell length is measured in a straight line across the center, between the end balls. The post length is measured in a straight line, between the top ball and the base. The inner diameter is measured in a straight line across the center, inside the ring.
How do I know what size my ear plugs are?
If you have a plug or tube, you have to compensate for the groove in the middle of the jewelry where it sits in your ear. On most all plugs and tubes, this is 1⁄16 in (0.16 cm) on each end. Deduct 1⁄8 in (0.32 cm) from your total measurement to get the actual size of your gauge.
How do I measure my gauge size?
“Here [in the U.S.] it’s measured by gauge.” Gauge sizes work in reverse, meaning that the higher the number, the thinner the width. So higher numbers (like 16 gauge) are thinner than smaller numbers (like a 6 gauge). When discussing gauges, references to a “larger gauge” means bigger around, not a bigger number.