Simple and beautiful, these petite hoop earrings are great for everyday wear. They are so comfortable, that they can be left in your piercings indefinitely! We've added a tiny gold bead to our best-selling hoop earrings for a new look. These hoops are handmade by me and my employees. They are forged by hand, rough edges removed, and polished by hand, and machine for eye-catching shine. The listing is for one pair of hoops (two individual hoops) in 14k yellow gold fill. The pictures of the hoops on the model's ears don't have the beads on them but are included here for size reference. Available in 22 gauge - standard thickness. Choose your size: * 8mm or 1/4 inch (inside opening is 6.5-7mm) * 10mm or 3/8 inch (inside opening is 8.5-9mm) * 12mm or 1/2 inch (inside opening is 10-11mm) *Not sure what size to get? See a video demonstrating how to measure your piercings here: www.sunlightsilver.com then click on videos ... Every ear and piercing is different. Fit depends on genetics (size and shape of ear lobe) and not age. Some people have tiny earlobes, some have larger thicker earlobes. When in doubt go with the 10mm (or 3/8ths inch) size. 8mm is best for cartilage or second (+) piercings. Or if you want space between your ear and the hoop, go with the 12mm size. See a video demonstrating how to put hoops in your piercings and a few other tips visit www.sunlightsilver.com then click on videos ... The photos were taken with a macro setting. These hoops are tiny and delicate. Because of their tiny size, they can be a little tricky to get in your ears. It is best to put them in when you aren't rushed and have the time and patience to work with them. FREE silver polishing cloth included with all orders of $20 or more.