Conch piercing

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Conch piercing
LocationEar cartilage
Jewelrycaptive bead ring, barbell, flesh plug, flesh tunnel
Healing6 months for primary healing, 12 to 18 for full healing

A conch piercing is a perforation of the part of the external human ear called the "concha", for the purpose of inserting and wearing jewelry. Conch piercings have become popular among young women in recent decades as part of a trend for multiple ear piercings.[1]


  1. ^ Kale, Sirin (3 July 2019). "The curated ear: why delicate, decorative piercings are the new tattoos". The Guardian. Retrieved 21 December 2019.{{cite news}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)