GARUDA and Western Bohemian jewelry : 8 Gauge Earrings
organic body jewelry - size 8 gauged earrings
*Due to its organic nature, our Organic Jewelry and Gauged Earrings should only be used in well healed piercings.*
Please care for your organic jewelry and gauged earrings in the following way:
-clean gently on occasion, as needed, with a mild soap and water.
-condition your organic jewelry lightly with jojoba oil or another natural oil intended for organic jewelry care. Wipe away excess oil.
-do not soak in anything, do not boil or autoclave.
storage: store in a cool, dry place. (such as your dresser top or jewelry box.)
do not leave for extended time in your car, sunny window, or other hot or sunny place.
do not leave your organic jewelry in a place where it is wet or moist.
Historical piercing and lobe stretching
Piercing and stretching of the ear lobes is a time honored tribal tradition practiced by cultures across the globe.
Stretching and piercing is practiced by many peoples, including Animists, Buddhists, Hindu, Atheists and Indigenous cultures all over the World. This cultural practice has been honored around the Earth, and the people who participate in it have held ear piercing and lobe stretching in ritual regard and as a rite of passage, mark of knowledge & beauty regardless of their beliefs or cultural history. On every populated continent there has been in the past or is currently an indigenous community of people or cultural group whom use piercing and stretching in combination with unique and gauged earrings and adornments, and it includes you.
*Need help with finding your size? ...see our gauge size chart here