Daith is the innermost fold of the ear cartilage. This is a small area that can be pierced to get a stylish Daith piercing that is located near the ear canal. While this is not the most popular of all ear cartilage piercings it is common enough that there are many people who have it. Since Daith is a small cartilage fold the piercing area is not big. It means that the piercing on Daith has to be small and discreet. It also means that Daith piercings cannot accommodate large or heavy jewelry. These some of the things you need to keep in mind if you decide to have a Daith piercing. At the same time, this piercing placement is so beautiful and stylish that it attracts a lot of attention despite its size.
Just like other ear cartilage piercings, Daith is a sensitive spot. It means that piercings done on this spot tend to be more painful than the earlobe piercings. Also, since Daith is so small, it is vital to find an experience piercer to perform the piercing. This is only way to stay safe and to be satisfied with your piercing. Daith piercings are typically done with a curved needle so they require curved jewelry pieces. Typical jewelry for Daith piercings are rings such as Captive Bead Rings, screwball rings and fixed rings.