Conch Piercing: What It Is, Who Invented It, and How Long It Takes to Heal - Siren Body Jewelry

Conch Piercing: What It Is, Who Invented It, and How Long It Takes to Heal

Hey there, piercing enthusiasts! Today we're going to talk about one of the coolest and trendiest types of ear piercings out there - the conch piercing.

A conch piercing is a piercing that goes through the center of the ear conch, which is the large, round, concave shell-like area in the middle of the ear. The conch area can be divided into two parts: the inner conch and the outer conch, and a conch piercing can be placed in either of these parts.

There are different types of conch piercings, such as inner and outer conch piercings, and you can use a variety of jewelry styles, such as studs, hoops, and curved barbells. The gauge size of the jewelry used for conch piercings typically ranges from 18g to 14g.

Now, let's talk about the elephant in the room. Conch piercings can be more painful and take longer to heal than other types of ear piercings. But don't worry, with proper aftercare, your conch piercing can heal without any complications.

The healing time for a conch piercing can vary from person to person. Typically, it can take anywhere from 6 to 12 months for a conch piercing to fully heal. During this time, it's important to avoid any activities that may irritate the piercing and to keep it clean and dry.

If you experience any signs of infection or have any concerns about the healing process, it's important to consult a professional piercer or healthcare provider for advice.

While the origins of the conch piercing are unclear, we do know that it has been used for both decorative and cultural purposes for thousands of years. Today, it is a popular form of body modification that can be found in many different styles and jewelry types. So, are you ready to rock a conch piercing?

Take a look at some of our conch body piercing jewelry styles below!


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