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Gauges - What is a gauge anyway?

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Gauges - What is a gauge anyway?

When shopping for body piercing jewelry, gauge is an important measurement to know. Gauge simply refers to the thickness of the wire that's used for the piece.  Navigating the world of gauges can be a scary place. I remember shopping in retail stores after my own nose piercing healed and I didn't have a clue what I was doing. I was pierced with 18G and wore a screw end. I bought everything from thin 24G to thicker 18G and had a really hard time getting a good fit (no surprise). So what's there to know? Gauges run opposite, so that the...

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