These delicate faux hoops are perfect if you don't have a piercing but want to rock the look. Faux hoops are sold individually and are easy and comfortable to wear. You will absolutely love the beauty and simplicity of these hoops!
• Hand forged from high quality jeweler’s wire
• Customize your wire thickness (gauge) | choice of 22g and 20g
• Customize your diameter size (mm) | choice of 5 to 10mm
• Handmade using your choice of Sterling Silver, 14k Gold-Filled or 14K Rose Gold-Filled
💕 WHY YOU’LL LOVE IT
• Water-resistant, tarnish-resistant, nickel-free for sensitive skin
• Precious metals you can wear every day, comfortable to sleep in
• Customized sizes exacted using a mandrel, ends filed and tooled for smoothness, then polished and cleaned
• Simply widen the opening of the hoop to easily insert or remove
• Arrives with how-to instructions and polishing cloth for sterling silver
• Our hoops ship next day with FREE US shipping
• HAPPINESS GUARANTEE: we want you to LOVE your new jewelry!
Check out the gorgeous Instagram Beauty Influencers modeling our faux nose rings in the images above! We are so grateful for their beautiful images and support of this jewelry. Also scroll through the images to view our Faux Hoop Sizing Guide and Faux Hoop Buying Guide. Check our FAQs (frequently asked questions) section below for more information.
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TINY HOOP SIZING
Our faux hoops are handmade just for you. You select the perfect size! To ensure the perfect fit, scroll through the images to view our Faux Hoop Size Guide.
⁓ SIZING | GAUGE SIZE (g)
• Gauge size refers to the wire thickness | 20 gauge is about the thickness of an average earring post | 22 gauge is thinner and more delicate
• The higher the gauge number, the thinner the wire
• Thicker wire in the smaller hoops is a bit more difficult to open and close
⁓ SIZING | DIAMETER SIZE (mm)
• We measure our hoops by inside diameter (measured from inside edge straight across to opposite inside edge - not including the sides of the hoop in the measurement)
• Since everyone’s shape, size and piercing distance from the edge can be so uniquely different, there’s really no one-size-fits-all. Some like a hoop to fit snug and others prefer a looser fitting hoop
We only use the highest quality materials that are designed to last and to be used for everyday wear. Our handmade jewelry is nickel-free and hypoallergenic.
⁓ 925 STERLING SILVER
Sterling silver is a precious metal that lasts forever. It is a durable, lightweight, long-lasting metal that is perfect for everyday wear. We use .925 certified sterling silver for strength and durability. We provide a sterling silver polishing cloth to keep your jewelry like new.
⁓ 14k GOLD-FILLED
A practical balance between cost and quality, our gold-filled jewelry has a thick layer of 14k gold, heat and pressure bonded to a center core of high-quality jeweler's brass. Our pieces have the same appearance as high carat solid gold and contain much more real gold than regular gold plating.
⁓ 14k ROSE GOLD-FILLED
Like gold-filled, rose gold has a bit of copper added to the yellow gold to give it a rosy hue. Like our 14k gold-filled, our 14k rose gold-filled jewelry is incredibly strong and long-lasting which makes these pieces perfect for everyday wear.
TAKE CARE OF YOUR JEWELRY
No matter the metal you choose, treating your jewelry with proper care will ensure that it will last you a long time and stay looking as nice as the day you received it! Check out our FAQs (frequently asked questions) section below for helpful tips and tricks to keep your pieces looking beautiful.
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ABOUT MERMAID BEADS
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Our jewelry is created by talented makers who really care and have fun bringing your jewelry to life. We design and handcraft jewelry in a range of price points, sourcing our materials from reputable US suppliers. At Mermaid Beads, we put sustainability first because we love our oceans. We use recycled gold and silver as well as eco-friendly recyclable packaging. Our team strives for exceptional quality, fast shipping, and customized service to exceed your expectations. We want you to love your new jewelry. See you at the beach!
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We want you to LOVE your new jewelry! We offer a 90-day quality guarantee on all our jewelry from the date of your item's delivery - we are happy to help resolve issues with your jewelry.
Buy with confidence, we offer an easy, hassle-free 14-day return or exchange policy for unworn ready-to-ship jewelry. We also accept exchanges only within 14 days for unworn made-to-order (custom) jewelry.
For health and hygiene reasons, earrings and body jewelry cannot be exchanged or returned. This means you are always getting a new hoop handmade just for you.
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Sterling silver is a precious metal that lasts forever. It is nickel-free, hypoallergenic, so you can wear it every day without risk of irritation.
It is 92.5% pure silver and the remaining 7.5% is mostly copper which adds extra strength and durability. Hence the .925 designation for sterling silver.
The tarnish process is normal. Sulfur in the air, water, shampoo, fragrance, medication, etc. can cause silver sterling to tarnish. Many people never experience it, but if you do, a quick polish will often do the trick.
We provide a polishing cloth to keep your jewelry like new.
Gold-filled jewelry is nickel-free, hypoallergenic, wears well, and is a durable alternative to the pricier solid gold.
It is composed of a thick layer of 14k gold, heat and pressure bonded to a center core of high-quality jeweler's brass. It has the same appearance as high carat solid gold.
The layer of gold on our gold-filled pieces is 25 times thicker than that produced by gold plating. When properly cared for, 14k gold filled jewelry can be worn every day for a lifetime.
If you are not sensitive to solid 14k Solid Gold, then you should have no problem wearing gold-filled jewelry as it is hypoallergenic.
A beautiful pinkish orange metal gets its coloration from the combination of gold and copper used in the metal.
Like yellow gold-filled, rose gold has a bit of copper added to the yellow gold to give it a rosy hue.
Like 14k gold-filled, 14k rose gold-filled is incredibly strong, long-lasting, versatile metal that makes it perfect for everyday wear jewelry.
When you wear jewelry made from Argentium, it looks much more like you are wearing platinum or white gold instead of sterling silver.
We selected Argentium 940 Sterling Silver ("940" stamp) for our custom jewelry because it is nickel-free, hypoallergenic, highly tarnish-resistant, and also about 8 times harder than 925 Sterling Silver. Although it can still tarnish under only extreme conditions, it is much easier to keep Argentium silver jewelry looking reflective and shiny.
Argentium is 100% nickel-free which makes it the perfect to wear without fear on a daily basis. Argentium is even more hypoallergenic than traditional sterling silver. This makes Argentium jewelry a thoughtful gift for anyone.
We only use high-purity Argentium 940 Sterling Silver as the base metal for gold plating. Unlike many jewelers, we do not use stainless steel. Only electroplating on Argentium ensures that your jewelry will stay golden and hypoallergenic.
The thickness of gold indicated by the term 'gold plated' can vary greatly among jewelers. Our pieces have at least a 1-micron thick 14k gold layer for durability (it’s common for gold plated pieces to have 1/10th that thickness of gold). The thick layer of gold of our jewelry will match the gold jewelry you already own.
A practical balance of cost and quality, our chains are 14k gold-filled for durability. Chains get by far the most wear - less expensive gold-plated chains should not be worn.
Much like our gold-plated pieces, you’re still getting that thick layer of 14k gold on Argentium 940 Sterling Silver as the base metal. Copper is just added to give a gorgeous rosy hue!
Our 14k rose gold-plated pieces still contain the same amount of 14k solid gold.
A practical balance of cost and quality, our chains are 14k rose gold-filled for durability. Chains get by far the most wear - less expensive rose gold-plated chains should not be worn.
First time use | make sure you clean and sterilize your piercing jewelry, hands and piercing before inserting for the first time.
Periodic deep clean | remove and clean your jewelry often. Clean with warm water and antibacterial soap.
Avoid chemicals | to keep your hoop looking great, always remove before bathing or swimming. Keep away from lotions, fragrances, cosmetics, and chemicals. Wipe clean with a dry soft cloth.
Polish it | you can quickly buff a sterling silver hoop with a cotton or flannel cloth to remove tarnish. We provide a sterling silver polishing cloth.
Store it safely | clean and dry your piece well before storing it. Use an airtight container to reduce oxidation (especially for silver pieces).
1. Clean | your hands, hoop and piercing before starting
TIP * best to avoid leaning over a sink unless you lay down a towel to avoid a hoop falling down a drain.
2. Twist open | gently ‘twist’ the hoop open (never pull the ends apart - this will stretch and distort the shape of the hoop and weaken the metal)
3. Insert | insert one end into the piercing (sometimes it can be easier inserting from the back side of the piercing)
4. Twist closed | once inserted in your piercing, be sure to gently twist the hoop so the ends meet and line up perfectly for a comfortable fit
TIP * gently push and pull the ends past each other to get the ends lined up perfectly. Once closed, the hoop should turn easily within the piercing with no discomfort.
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Sep 18, 2022
Nice product, and I appreciated the care info included.
Sep 12, 2022
Sep 7, 2022
Love it! Perfect size and very comfortable.