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Finding lightweight large gauge jewellery can sometimes be hard, but here at Body Jewellery Shop we have a great selection of large gauge plugs that are also lightweight, which is very important for comfort and maintaining a particular gauge. The problem with some plugs is that they get heavy over a certain gauge, which means that they gradually stretch your ears over time. Metal large gauge flesh plugs can also put undue stress on your stretching, which can lead to thinning at the bottom of your ear. The best lightweight options are silicone, wood and acrylic flesh plugs, which remain comfortable even at large gauges.

Lightweight Large Gauge Hollow Plugs

If you are looking for a lightweight plug over 20mm, a hollow design is usually the best way to go. By simply using less material, flesh tunnels are very lightweight, especially when made of super-light acrylic and silicone. Silicone in particular is excellent at this size: it is very light and flexible, squashes down under pressure and is extremely biocompatible. All three flesh plugs shown here come in a range of different colours and gauges. My top recommendation would be the Kaos eyelet in the middle – it is high quality, very comfortable and comes in over 10 colours, including UV options.

Acrylic Hollow Large Gauge Plug

Acrylic Hollow Large Gauge Plug

Kaos Silicone Hollow Large Gauge Plug

Kaos Silicone Hollow Large Gauge Plug

Red Silicone Hollow Large Gauge Plug

Red Silicone Hollow Large Gauge Plug



Lightweight Large Gauge Flesh Plugs

A solid flesh plug is by its very nature heavier than a hollow plug, so if you want this type of jewellery it is important to choose a lightweight material. These three plugs are a good place to start and all are very light. I would recommend the blue star flesh plug in particular. It has a hollow-backed design that reduces its weight even further and the back edge unscrews for easy insertion.

Checkerboard Large Gauge Flesh Plug

Checkerboard Large Gauge Flesh Plug

Sono Wood Large Gauge Flesh Plug

Sono Wood Large Gauge Flesh Plug

Blue Star Large Gauge Flesh Plug

Blue Star Large Gauge Flesh Plug



Create a classic skater look with our range of checkerboard stretching jewellery. Black and white checkerboard makes for very striking stretching jewellery and is really eye-catching. It draws attention to your stretchings and adds a graphic counterpoint to any outfit. Here at Body Jewellery Shop we have a great choice of checkerboard stretching jewellery including stretching tapers and plugs as well as some checkerboard fake flesh plugs as well.

Checkerboard Stretching Plugs

Below are three of our best-selling checkerboard flesh plugs. As well as traditional black and white, these plugs come in lots of different colour combinations. The flesh plug on the left is solid black but most of out checked flesh plugs are made from clear PMMA with the design inside the middle of the plug. The material is UV reactive, so plugs like the red and blue examples glow in UV light – perfect for clubbing!

Checkerboard Stretching Jewellery

Checkerboard Stretching Jewellery

Red Checkerboard Stretching Jewellery

Red Checkerboard Stretching Jewellery

Blue Checkerboard Stretching Jewellery

Blue Checkerboard Stretching Jewellery



Checkerboard Stretching Tapers

But what if you need to stretch your ears? Well look no further, these checkerboard stretching tapers mean that you can make a statement even while you work up to your desired gauge. These tapers come in 5 different colours and they also glow in UV light. They are made from lightweight PMMA acrylic, which means that they are a smooth, comfortable and cheap way to stretch your ears. Once you get to your preferred gauge you can swap them for plugs or continue to wear them, the choice is yours.

Pink Checkerboard Stretching Taper

Pink Checkerboard Stretching Taper

Blue Checkerboard Stretching Taper

Blue Checkerboard Stretching Taper

Checkerboard Stretching Taper

Checkerboard Stretching Taper



Make the most of your piercings by always keeping them safe and looking great. Choose from a wide variety of essential body piercing tools like our flesh plugs, measuring tools, stretching crescents, bioplast tools and a range of saline solutions. You will love these fabulous aftercare tools which heal your new piercings and will help you get your dream look. Never have to worry about irritation, and difficult healing because our easy to use essential body piercing tools will prevent future infections and uncomfortable swelling.

Healing and Body Piercing Aftercare

EasyPiercing Salt Solution

EasyPiercing Salt Solution

Make sure you get your hands on some of this fantastic Easypiercing Physiological Salt Solution perfect for cleaning fresh piercings and help speed up the healing process. This fantastic salt solution will look after your piercing for approximately two months as well as moisturise the skin around your wound. With a handy nozzle fitted on the top of the can, you can spray this solution evenly. This will allow it to release the amount necessary for one application and stop you from using it quickly. Everyone will love this easy to use, affordable and soothing spray for all their new piercings. It is advised to use this solution between 2 to 3 times a day so that your piercing doesn’t dry out.

Piercing Stretching Tools

UV Pink Stripe Stretching Taper

UV Pink Stripe Stretching Taper

Light up your look with this eye-catching UV pink stripe stretching taper which will update your evening and daytime looks. The UV-reactive PMMA pink and black striped acrylic taper will look amazing fitted in all your ear piercings. This will fix in place easily with the easy to use black rings either side. Get comfort and style all in one with this glossy accessory which will stretch your piercings gradually and uplift your style. These are available in gauges from 3.2mm to 8mm to help you get your ideal look this year. Glow at all your parties, gatherings, concerts and festivals with this glamorous stretching taper perfect for almost any occasion and outfit.

When you are stretching your ears, the last thing you want is to spend a fortune on stretching tools. After all, you will probably be switching to other jewellery once you have got to your desired gauge. On the other hand, it is important to get good quality stretching crescents that will be comfortable to stretch will. Here at Body Jewellery Shop we have a great choice of high quality cheap stretching crescents. These crescents are easy to stretch with and they start at just £1.50.

Cheap UV Stretching Crescents

New this month we have a great range of UV stretching crescents. These crescents come in 1.6mm and 2mm, so they are a great way to start stretching up from a standard ear piercing. These crescents are £1.50 and they come in eight different colours. They are very smooth and lightweight, so there is no drag on your piercing. Each one comes with two UV O-rings and they look gorgeous in your piercing.

Pink UV Stretching Crescent

Pink UV Stretching Crescent

Blue UV Stretching Crescent

Blue UV Stretching Crescent

Black UV Stretching Crescent

Black UV Stretching Crescent



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The best way to stretching your ears is to use ear stretchers. Ear stretchers are tapered pieces of piercing jewellery that you can use to gradually stretch your piercings. They come in a huge range of designs, from the purely functional to beautiful pieces that can be worn as jewellery after you have achieved your desired gauge. In this post I will outline some of the most popular types of ear stretchers and their advantages.

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Large gauge piercing jewellery is designed for stretched piercings. When you stretch your piercing, you will need to select larger gauge jewellery to fit the new size of your piercing. There are many different types of large gauge piercing jewellery to choose from, depending on your requirements you can browse the selection of large gauge barbells, large gauge circular barbells, large gauge BCRs, large gauge curved barbells, large gauge smooth segment rings, large gauge monster rings, large gauge screw in ball rings and many more.

Large Gauge Piercings

Stretching your piercing to fit large gauge piercing jewellery takes a lot of time, patience and care. You can find information on stretching your piercing on our bodyjewelleryshop blog! Large gauge piercings are most popularly large gauge earlobes and large gauge genital piercings. Large gauge piercing jewellery needs to be selected to suit the size of your stretched piercings.

Large Gauge Piercing Jewellery

Large gauge piercing jewellery comes in a great variety of sizes, which are measured in millimeters or gauge. You can browse our selection of large gauge piercing jewellery including sizes from 2.4mm large gauge to 10mm large gauge and even large gauge monster rings up to 19mm large gauge!

Other Large Gauge Jewellery

For large gauge earlobe piercings we have a grand variety of large gauge flesh tubes, flesh tunnels and flesh plugs to choose from. Check out our large gauge stretching tools and accessories to help you stretch your piercings!

If you have stretched your ears to over 20mm, mega flesh plugs are the perfect way to show them off. Mega plugs are flesh plugs over 20mm in diameter – equivalent to 13/16″. When your plugs get to this big it is important to have jewellery that is kind to your ears, made in materials that will not irritate the skin, be uncomfortable or weigh down your stretchings. Mega flesh plugs fulfil all these requirements because they are made from lightweight, skin-friendly materials that feel very comfortable to wear.


PMMA Mega Flesh Plugs

PMMA is an excellent material for mega plugs because it is very lightweight, cheap, durable and comfortable. It is a variety of skin-friendly plastic and can be made in lots of different colours and styles. PMMA mega flesh plugs are smooth and light, so they cannot put stress on the piercing. The fact that they are so light means that they do not stretch your piercings over time or lead to uneven thickness of the stretching-wall. They also come in a fab range of bright colours and UV-reactive styles that really stand out.

Nautical Star Mega Flesh Plug

Nautical Star Mega Flesh Plug

Blue Mega Flesh Plug

Blue Mega Flesh Plug

Checkerboard Mega Flesh Plug

Checkerboard Mega Flesh Plug

Star Mega Flesh Plug

Star Mega Flesh Plug




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