In short: yes, this can be a problem. The size (gauge) of your jewelry should always be the same as the gauge of the piercing needle. However, there are some ways to make this situation better.
Gauge of the Needle and Gauge of Jewelry
When you go to a piercing studio, your piercer selects a piercing needle of a specific gauge. Most of the time, you don’t have a say over gauge. It mainly depends on the piercing type and the body part you wish to pierce. There are strict rules and guidelines about the minimal gauge for specific piercing types. In some … read more