Infographic: Ear Piercing Types

Ear piercings are very varied and popular. Ear may be small but there are so many different piercing types you can choose. Of course, the most popular ear piercing is the earlobe piercing. It is so popular that many people don’t even consider it to be a “real” body piercing. Despite of this, lobe piercings are true piercings but there are also many other ear piercings you can choose. In fact, there are several different earlobe piercing types to choose from! Another popular type of ear piercing is the cartilage piercing. This is not one piercing but many different ear piercing types you can choose.

Since there are so many different ear piercings you can get, it is useful to have a handy infographic displaying the most popular ear piercing types:

Ear Piercing Types Infographic

Ear Piercing Types

The Most Popular Ear Piercing

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Anti-Tragus Piercing

Anti-Tragus PiercingAnti-tragus piercing is one of the common ear piercing types. While it’s not as popular as some other types (earlobe piercing, helix, or even tragus piercing), it is not a rare kind of a piercing. It means that you will easily find a piercer experienced enough to do this type of piercing correctly and to your great satisfaction.

Anti-Tragus Piercing Placement

Anti-tragus piercing is not really related to tragus piercing. Its name comes from the anatomical position: anti-tragus piercing is made on the specific fold of cartilage that is located opposite of the tragus, on the outer side of the ear.

It’s important to know that the size of this cartilage fold differs from person to person. Most of the people have an anti-tragus that is big enough to pierce. However, some people have anti-tragus that is too small … read more

Different Ear Piercings

 

Ears, July 2011

 

Most people that are into body modifications started with getting their ears pierced. Ear piercings are the oldest, most common, less extreme and more accepted of all body modifications. Piercing the ears can be found in all different kinds of cultures all over the world throughout history. Both men and women have been known to pierce their ears. Depending on the size and shape of one’s ear, there are many different parts of the ear that can be pierced.

 When your Ear is your Piercing Ground:

The ear lobe is the easiest, most common part of the ear that is pierced. This part of the ear can be stretched and gauged because of the type of tissue located in this area. A piercing gun is used to pierce the ear lobe. The ear piercing gun is designed in … read more