Body Piercing

Types of Ear Piercings

Helix
Helix

This piercing, as one might expect, goes through the helix.  The most common jewelry type used here is a captive bead ring.

Conch
Conch

This is a term used to describe just about any other piercing done to the cartilage of the ear that isn’t already describe above.  These are divided into inner and outer conch piercings depending on which plane of cartilage is being pierced.

Rook
Rook

This is the other anti-helix piercing.  This one is pierced vertically approximately directly above the Tragus.

Lobe
Lobe

The standard piercing associated with the ears.  This piercing is sometimes stretched for a more dramatic look.

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