Cartilage Earrings

Cartilage Shopping Guide

Your cartilage earrings are going to go anywhere on the ear that ISN’T your lobe (but you can also wear some there too if you want). There are many different types of cartilage earring, usually split into one of four groups; studs: rings: septums and labrets. Whatever you’re looking for you can find all the information you’ll need about our products below.

Cartilage Sizes

Because different cartilage piercings have very different specific size requirements and suggestions, you should really be sure of your sizes before buying.
Check out different sizes by clicking the buttons below.

Cartilage Types

There are 9 different kinds of cartilage piercing available, each of which have their own unique style and jewellery suitability. Check out which jewellery fits in which cartilage type below by clicking the buttons.

Kinds of Cartilage Jewellery

There are different kinds of cartilage jewellery. Get more information about the popular ones below.

Cartilage Stud Jewellery

Cartilage Studs

These simple designs are perfect for any part of the ear, and make suitable jewellery for any kind of cartilage piercing. Coming in a range of colours, styles and sizes, it should be easy to find the one for you.

Cartilage Stud Jewellery

Wide Cartilage Studs

The wide cartilage stud is a larger piercing than regular studs, and therefore gives a more exotic look as it cascades down the ear. It is perfect as a helix piercing. As they come in all shapes and sizes, there is something for everyone.

Cartilage Stud Jewellery

Cartilage Shields

The cartilage shield is an awesome new look which can wrap around your helix. These cuffs come in all sizes so can be fitted to any ear size. From tribal to regal, there are plenty of designs to choose from.

Cartilage Stud Jewellery

Dangling Cartilage Studs

If you’re looking for something a little bit different, a dangling cartilage stud may be the best choice for you. The design is similar to a regular stud, but as the name suggests, they have ornaments and decorations dangling from the end to make them more eye catching.

Cartilage Chain Jewellery

Cartilage Chains

Cartilage chains are a truly unique design, as they connect two different cartilage piercings in your ear together with a beautiful, decorative chain. You can be as creative as you like with these, mixing and combining your favourite piercings.

Cartilage Stud Jewellery

Cartilage Hoops and Rings

If you’re looking to go down the more traditional route of hoops and giving it a cartilage twist, there are plenty of options to choose from. Ball Closure Rings, Seamless Rings, Segment Rings and Circular Barbells are all perfect for cartilage piercings.


Aftercare is possibly the most important step in getting a new piercing. You must clean and care for your new piercing at least once a day. Try one of our Homemade Aftercare Products to help prevent irritation and infection. Our Salt Spray Solutions are ideal for daily use alongside a Healing Oil or Tea Tree Oil to help with any issues. You should also take a look at our piercing butters and balms for daily care and to avoid future irritations and infections.