Piercing has been a major style category since forever. And because this trend never seems to fade away, there’s always a new part to adorn — especially when it comes to the ears. In 2018, that sweet spot is the conch, the cartilage in the middle section of the ear (its resemblance to a large shell is where it gets the name). Below you’ll find our favorite shapes for conch piercings, along with some of the prettiest *and* daintiest jewels to invest in for year-round wear.
The Classic Hoop
Tried and true, the hoop earring is classic for all the right reasons. This versatile design pairs well with ALL the earrings and is the perfect option for gals interested in a little more ear candy oomph. Hoop, there it is.
The Crescent moon
It’s really all in the tiny, celestial details, and moon studs seem to be a perfect conch fit. Try pairing with star studs for a night sky effect.
The Inner Ear Crawler
Adorn your inner ear with a serious statement stud, AKA the crawler. Not only does this design’s arched shape snuggle comfortably into the inner ear, but the diamonds look dope.
The Fabulous Floret
The only thing better than actual stars and blooms is the diamond version. Capture a little springtime spirit or starlight cheer and integrate that sparkle into your piercing lineup.
The Simple stud
The most basic of earrings should not be glossed over. Although it’s generally used as a training-wheel piercing, when chosen right, the stud can be elevated to star status.
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