According to us large gauge is a thicker jewelry, for people who already have
their piercing large enough or for those willing to stretch their piercing. There
is different gauge jewelry depending on the size of your piercing you have or want
to achieve. You should be careful because the stretching process must be gradual.
Properly stretched piercing doesn't need to heal after being stretched, although
it is usually given a "rest" before further stretching. Most piercings
can be stretched far beyond their initial size.
There are a lot of methods of various origins and suitable for different situation
used to enlarge the piercing. They are tapering, dead stretching, teflon tape stretching
and many others. Also larger gauge piercing will tend to resist tearing better
than smaller gauge piercings. There are different forms and shapes between which
you can choose your large gauge ring wearing which you'll feel comfortable and
Stone, fossilized materials, wood, bone, horn, amber, bamboo, and glass are common
materials used in stretched piercing. So nowadays with a wide selection of large
gauge jewelry you can choose large gauge earring of your size, material and shape
and enjoy it.