Please note that these colours are shown to give an indication of the colour of the jewellery but slight colour variations do occur occasionally. Not all designs are available in all colours.
Measuring Your Piercing - Jewellery Measuring Guide
Wearing the correct size of body jewellery is very important. If you wear a size that is too small it could easily irritate or hurt your piercing. If your jewellery is too big it can easily catch your clothes resulting in a damaged piercing.
The measurements to consider with each piece of jewellery are as follows:
Length / Diameter of the jewellery. (A / B in the diagram above)
The above example pictures show you the measurements that you need to take for a Banana Bar, a Ball Closure Ring (BCR), a Barbell and a Labret. Only measure a piece of jewellery that currently fits you correctly.
An alternative method is to directly measure your piercing between both holes using a ruler, although this can sometimes be difficult on your own.
Thickness / Gauge of the jewellery (C in the diagram)
The most common sizes are as follows:
* Navel, Tongue and Nipple jewellery - 1.6mm (or 14 Gauge)
* Eyebrow - 1.2mm (16 Gauge)
* Nose - 1.0mm (18 Gauge)
* Labret piercings are usualy either 1.2mm (16 Gauge) or 1.6mm (14 Gauge)
These are the the standard thicknesses of body jewellery that we sell, so unless you have an unusual piercing, you do not have to worry about this measurement.
We often get asked what are the sizes of jewellery in my country. In Europe thickness is shown in mm but in other parts of the world people use gauge. The following table should help you convert the sizes.
| Thickness Conversion |
* 1mm = 18 gauge
* 1.2mm = 16 gauge
* 1.6mm = 14 gauge
* 2mm = 12 gauge
* 2.4mm = 10 gauge
* 3.2mm = 8 gauge
* 4mm = 6 gauge
* 5mm = 4 gauge
* 6mm = 2 gauge
* 8mm = 0 gauge
| Length/Diameter Conversion |
* 6mm = 1/4"
* 8mm = 5/16"
* 10mm = 3/8"
* 11mm = 7/16"
* 12mm = 1/2"
* 14mm = 9/16"
* 16mm = 5/8"
* 18mm = 11/16"
* 19mm = 3/4"
* 21mm 13/16"
JoBananas Shipping / Despatch Times
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At JoBananas customer satisfaction is very important to us and we want your shopping experience with us to be a great one!
All items on the website are in stock at our warehouse and we aim to despatch all orders on either the day that they are placed or the next working day.
Obviously from time to time a size or colour option may be temporarily out of stock but not usually for longer than a day or two, if we have any problems with your order we will contact you by email or phone to let you know what is happening, so please make sure that your contact details are correct.
You can log into your account at any time and check on the status of your order by clicking on “Orders history” in the view cart box on the right hand side:
Not finished – we have not received payment for your order and this order will not be shipped
Processed – we have received your order and payment (confirmed by email)
Failed Payment – your payment was not sucessful
Queued – we are currently working on your order
Backordered – we are waiting for a delivery to fulfil your order if this is likely to be longer than a few days we will contact you by email
Shipped – your order has been shipped by your chosen shipping method (confirmed by email)
If you have any queries regarding the status of your order you can always contact us by email or telephone (Mon-Fri 9-5).
JoBananas Shipping Methods
Costs can be found in the Shipping Costs table at the top of this page.
Please note that the following timescales are given for guidance only and we will not be held responsible for any delays.
First Class orders usually arrive 1-2 days after they are sent.
If you select "Signed for" (recommended) a signature will be required upon delivery. *
"Special Delivery" (recommended for orders over £34) insures the delivery whilst in transit and orders should arrive the day after despatch before 1pm (Mon-Thur), they will require a signature upon delivery. *
* If there is no one to sign for the delivery the postman will leave a card and the order will be taken back to your local sorting office. The card will explain what your options are for redelivery or collection. The sorting office usually holds items for a week and then they return them to us, if this happens we will get in touch with you to discuss arranging redelivery costs.
Orders sent by airmail usually arrive within 10 working days of being posted but may take longer depending on the postal service and delays in Customs.
Please note that items sent by this method are not insured, so we recommend that the chosen shipping method for orders over £30 is Signed for Airmail.
We only hold proof of posting receipts for 3 months - non delivery of orders must be reported within this time scale.
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