How to Measure the Size of Oval Shaped Ear Gauges

We get a lot of questions about our Oval Plugs, so we decided to take some time here to throw down a little information.

Q: What size oval plugs / gauges should I order?

A: The same size you normally wear your plugs!


Q: How are oval plugs measured?

A: Oval plugs are measured by circumference.  This is why you'd order the same size of ovals that you normally wear in plugs, they'll be the same size around.

 

Q: How do I check the size of a pair of oval plugs?

A: To check the size of an oval plug, wrap a string around the wearing surface and mark where one end on the string meets the other.  Then measure that segment of string and divide by pi- 3.14 to get the diameter.  Diameter is the measurement you see used for round plugs.

 

Q: Does wearing oval plugs feel different?

A: In general, no, it feels the same as wearing round plugs.  At larger sizes, oval plugs may feel a bit different because of the different weight distribution and having your earlobes closer to your head.

 

Q: Can I wear normal plugs again after wearing oval plugs?

A: Absolutely!  Oval plug wear will in no way change the shape of your ears.

 

Check out our huge selection of wood Oval Plugs HERE and email sales@omericaorganic.com if you have questions about oval plugs or body jewelry not covered in this post!

 

Thanks for reading!

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