Aptly named Flat for the flat area of cartilage below the helix and above the rook, this area provides a large canvas for various placements of piercing. The healing process is relatively slow, but it makes for a good start for those wishing to expand outwards from the lobe.
Healing time: 3 – 12 months
The flat ear piercing is located in the flat area of the cartilage below the helix in the upper ear. This position is perfect for prominent studs as well as for creative combinations of multiple flat piercings and flat back piercings. As for the array and design, several variations are feasible. Our SABOTEUR piercers will be happy to assist and advise you.
Explore and browse the beautiful flat piercing jewellery from our piercing and earring collection in our online shop as well as in our stores. It leaves an unmistakable mark on your body and offers flat piercings with designs ranging from powerful and simple to symbolic. They are made of high-quality materials such as 18 karat yellow, white or rose gold which impress with the following characteristics:
Many designs are set with fashionable, hand-picked white or black diamonds or with selected gemstones like sapphires, emeralds and rubies, or embellished with freshwater cultured pearls. If you chose to go with a piercing in the flat area of the cartilage, you can buy it in our online shop or in one of our stores. You can also get it pierced there, which is what we would recommend.
For a flat piercing, our piercers pierce the flat part of the cartilage in the upper ear with a piercing needle. First of all, you determine where we should pierce your new body adornment. Furthermore, you can choose between a bigger flat piercing and multiple smaller ones that you can combine individually. The piercing process itself will only take a moment. But since the ear cartilage is very hard and requires more pressure, this step may cause pain.
Once the flat piercing is a part of your body, you should pay a lot of attention to it for the healing time of 3 to 12 months. In this manner, you can make sure that you will be able to enjoy your piercing for a lifetime. We make sure to provide to you the best aftercare products to promote your flat piercing’s healing. In addition, you should follow our care instructions.
The piercers in our stores are masters of their craft and happy to answer any questions you might have – regarding flat piercings, but also labret or nose piercings. They will also help you with any problem or with finding the perfect piercing .