Different Kinds of Tongue Piercings

Did you know there is more than one kind of tongue piercing? Much like the different kinds of ear piercings that we told you about, there are also different types of tongue piercings! If you are looking for something a little different from the most common type of tongue ring, then one of these might be for you.

What are the Different Types of Tongue Piercings?

The different types of tongue piercings are named after where they are located on the tongue. Each piercing goes through a different area or direction of the tongue, changing up where and how the ends of the jewelry rest against your tongue. Most of the different tongue piercings are pierced at a standard 14 gauge size. Read below and we’ll tell you more about each type.

The Classic Tongue Piercing

The classic tongue piercings goes vertically through the center of the tongue, and is the most commonly seen tongue piercing. It also sometimes called the midline tongue piercing. The best jewelry for the this tongue piercing is the straight barbell. The classic tongue piercing usually costs between $60 and $80. The cost will vary based on the shop you go to and the jewelry you select for the piercing. Our tongue ring collection features a variety of colors, materials, image designs, and decorative ends to add your own personal touch your tongue piercing.

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