16g 1/4” Opal Star Flower Rhodium Plated Cartilage Earring

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SKU MN1862
Weight 0.004500
Brand Painful Pleasures
Material 316L ASTM F-138 Implant Grade Stainless Steel
Threading External 1.2mm
16g 6mm Stainless Steel Straight Barbell with a Synthetic Opal Flower Rhodium Plated Brass Cast Ear Charm — External 1.2mm

Add some romanticism and floral opalescence to your collection of ear jewelry with the Opal Star Flowers Earring. This cartilage jewelry comes as a set of one 16g straight barbell and one compatible ear charm.

The 16g externally threaded straight barbell is manufactured from implant grade steel and measures 1/4” long with a 4mm end ball. The other end features a fixed flower charm with a synthetic opal center, reminiscent of an iridescent star.

The ear charm is brass-cast and rhodium plated for a silvery finish. The design features a star flower design, with each star flower boasting a synthetic opal at its center. The centermost star flower has miniature cubic zirconia jewels for petals. Three vertical holes are on the back of the charm, allowing for an adjustable fit with the included 16g barbell to hug the edge of the ear. Please note that any jewelry larger than a 16g is not compatible with this charm.

  • Barbell Material: 316L ASTM F-138 Implant Grade Stainless Steel
  • Barbell Gauge: 16g (~1.2mm)
  • Barbell Length: 1/4” (~6mm)
  • Ball Size: 4mm
  • Threading: External 1.2mm
  • Fixed star flower barbell charm with synthetic opal center
  • Brass-cast ear charm with rhodium plating and synthetic opal star flower design
  • Three vertical holes for an adjustable fit
  • Price per one set of one 16g barbell and charm
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Standard Body Jewelry Measurements

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Size Reference Chart

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Standard Body Jewelry Threading

Ensure compatibility between standard (non-custom) PainfulPleasures body jewelry parts using the tables below. More information on threading, including custom thread patterns, can be found in our Threading Infocenter article.

Internally threaded jewelry has a threaded post on the top and/or end, which is then inserted into a threaded hole in the barbell shaft.

Internal Thread Patterns by Gauge


18g, 16g

14g, 12g


Internal Thread Pattern

0.8mm or 0.9mm



Externally threaded jewelry has a threaded post on the barbell shaft, which is then inserted into a threaded hole in the top and/or end.

External Thread Patterns by Gauge


18g, 16g

14g, 12g, 10g

External Thread Pattern



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