Conventional Piercing Guide Ear – Rook

The rook is located just above the tragus, and is a rather thick section of cartilage to pierce through.

How easy a rook piercing is going to be can depend on the anatomy of your ear. Some people have a very pronounced rook, which is easier to pierce but requires slicing through a larger amount of flesh. Smaller rooks don’t have as much cartilage to pierce through, but can be more difficult for the piercer to get at. Either way, it’s still a relatively simple procedure to an experienced professional piercer.

Recommended starter jewelry: 16-12 gauge CBR or mini curved barbell.

Estimated Healing Time: 2-12 months

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