30+ Tragus Piercing Ideas for Men and Women

If you’re looking for a stylish way to accessorize your ears, a tragus piercing might just be the perfect choice for you. The tragus is the small piece of cartilage that protrudes out from just in front of your ear canal, and getting it pierced can add a unique touch to your overall look.

While the level of pain can vary from person to person, many who have gone through the procedure describe it as a brief and intense sensation, with some soreness and tenderness in the days following the piercing.

In this blog post, we’ve compiled 30 different tragus piercing ideas to inspire you and help you find the perfect style for your new piercing. Whether you prefer a minimalist and understated look or something more bold and eye-catching, there’s sure to be something on this list that catches your eye. So let’s dive in and explore the world of tragus piercings!

1. Pink Opal Tragus Piercing

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The opal stone is known for its soothing properties and is believed to promote emotional stability and calmness. Moreover, the tragus piercing is relatively painless and has a fast healing time. So, if you’re up for a fresh new look that will make you feel great, why don’t you go for it?

2. Gold Crescent Moon Tragus Piercing

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The jewelry typically features a crescent moon shape made of gold, with a silver stone set in the center, adding a contrasting accent to the piece. It will make you look chic and elegant at the same time.

3. Dagger Tragus Piercing

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Not only is this piercing a bold statement, but the use of gold adds a touch of luxury and elegance to the look. A dagger symbolizes courage and daring for some cultures, which makes it a nice choice for your piercing.

4. Tentacle Tragus Piercing

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Tentacles are amazing appendages that some animals use for feeding, locomotion, and sensing the environment. Then, why not wearing it as a Tragus piercing? With its shiny gold appearance, it is sure to make you shine.

5. Sunflower Tragus Piercing

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The combination of gold and zirconia gives this Tragus piercing a luxurious look that complements any outfit. Additionally, the sunflower design adds a cheerful and positive vibe to your overall appearance with its shiny silver gemstones.

6. Tiny Stones on Tragus Piercing

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It’s easy to look cute with this triangular piercing! The colors of the round stones are dark pink, light pink and silver. This piercing can be a great choice especially for girls. Then, what are you waiting for to get it?

7. Drop Emerald Tragus Piercing

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This piercing features a beautiful emerald gemstone that dangles elegantly from your tragus, creating a stunning and sophisticated look. It is relatively small and it is a great way to show your style.

8. Pair of Black Stones Tragus Piercing

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This drop-shaped black stone and gold plated piercing is a great option, especially for minimalist jewelry lovers. Also, you can easily combine it with your other earrings. Give it a shot.

9. Titanium Tragus Piercing

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Three drop-shaped zircons are put together in this tragus piercing and they look amazing. Also, these three drops of stone look like wings. To achieve a chic and gorgeous look, try it out.

10. Green Opals Set Tragus Piercing 

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Not only do these piercings look absolutely stunning with their sparkling green opal stones, but they’re also a great way to stand out from the crowd. Two opal stones are placed vertically and they will be your new favorite accessory.

11. Triangle Tragus Piercing

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The gold triangular shaped piercing adds an extra element of interest, and the addition of silver stones inside gives just the right amount of sparkle and shine. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to elevate your style with this stunning piece of jewelry!

12. Stone Tragus Piercing Hoop 

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This silver stoned piercing is so stylish and easy to wear because of its hoop shape. The stone detailing on the hoop is eye-catching and can be customized to fit your personal style. Go for it.

13. Butterfly Tragus Piercing

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Who can say no a cute little butterfly? No one! A silver cute butterfly tragus tattoo will give you a nice look. If you want to express your individuality, go for this piercing.

14. Tragus Piercing with Rainbow Stones

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The rainbow stones that are line vertically offer a range of colors to choose from, allowing you to personalize your piercing to match your style. Plus, it can be easily styled with other jewelry or worn on its own as a statement piece. So why not try something new and add a touch of rainbow to your collection with a tragus piercing?

15. Lightning Bolt Tragus Piercing

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Lightning bolts are often associated with power, energy, and speed, which makes them a popular symbol in fashion and accessories. In this one above, a small silver lightning bolt piercing is placed and it looks awesome.

16. Classy Tragus Piercing

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Here is a super shiny tragus piercing! With the combination of light yellow and silver stones, this piercing will take your look to a different level! One big and four little silver stones are placed on the yellow one. Go and get it.

17. Snake Tragus Piercing

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Snakes have always been a popular choice for several things such as tattoos and earrings. This gorgeous snake’s material above is silver and it offers a chic look for the wearer. Let’s shine with it.

18. Floral Tragus Piercing

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This epic statement piece consisting of a mix of white opal and clear CZ baguette cut stones in a floral arrangement is ready to make you a fashionista. It almost looks like a windmill and it is a great choice.

19. Cross Tragus Piercing

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Wearing a cross as an accessory can serve as a symbol of one’s faith, a reminder of one’s values and beliefs, or simply as a fashionable or decorative item. Thus, why not wearing it as a tragus piercing? Give it a try.

20. Leaf Tragus Piercing

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Wanna add a nature-inspired beauty to your look? A silver leaf shaped tragus piercing in which there are shiny stones will be all you need to express your connection to the natural world.

21. Amethyst Tragus Piercing

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Amethyst is believed to promote calmness and balance, making it an ideal choice for those looking to reduce stress and anxiety. If you want to feel its calming energy, get a tragus piercing of it.

22. Gold Ohm Symbol Tragus Piercing

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If you want to combine fashion and spirituality, here is a great piercing above. This stylish and meaningful gold ohm piercing features the symbol of the universe and can serve as a daily reminder to stay centered and balanced.

23. Ornamental Tragus Piercing

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Those who like ornamental designs can go for this gold ornamental piercing in which one light green stone is placed. It can make you stand out from the crowd easily. So why not take the plunge and enhance your look with this trendy piercing?

24. Alien Tragus Tattoo

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Are you ready to boldly go where no one has gone before? A unique and daring way to showcase your love for all things extraterrestrial is with a silver alien tragus tattoo. Take your fandom to the next level and join the intergalactic ranks with this otherworldly tattoo.

25. Gold Beaded Hinged Tragus Piercing

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With its easy-to-use hinged design, this piercing is both practical and fashionable. The gold beading adds a touch of luxury to your everyday life. So why not treat yourself to a gold beaded hinged tragus piercing and enjoy the many benefits it has to offer?

26. Cute Flower Tragus Piercing

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It’s a small and subtle piercing that can enhance your ear’s natural beauty and bring attention to your face. In a shape of flower, this piercing is full of silver shiny stones. Give it a shot.

27. Constellation Tragus Piercing

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A constellation tragus piercing can be customized to reflect your personal style and astrological sign. If you believe that your horoscope defines you, show your zodiac sign to everyone with a chic piercing.

28. Moon with an Opal Stone Tragus Piercing

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Moon shaped jewelry rocks! When it is combined with an opal stone this moon tragus piercing will make you shine. The mystique of the lunar cycle with the iridescent beauty of opal is great for a truly mesmerizing look.

29. Arrow Tragus Piercing

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The unique and stylish piercing that features an arrow-shaped stud inserted through the tragus of the ear, offering a modern and edgy look is awesome! Plus cute little stones add nice touch.

30. Bee Tragus Piercing

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Here is a gold bee piercing that adds a subtle yet striking accent to your ear, while also being a nod to the importance of bees in our ecosystem. It’s a great way to express your individuality and love for nature in a small but meaningful way.

31. Blue Heart Shape Tragus Piercing

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The tragus piercing is a subtle yet noticeable way to show off your cute side. That’s why, you need to try this blue heart shape piercing. The size of it is small and the bold blue color is sure to make a statement.

32. Titanium Flower Tragus Piercing

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Those who like floral patters in accessories will adore this tragus piercing a lot. Filled with shiny silver stones, this flower shaped metal piercing is ready to turn your ear into a cute garden.

33. Sea Shell Tragus Piercing

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This silver sea shell tragus piercing can be worn by anyone who enjoys the natural and beachy look that they provide. They can be a great addition to your outfit if you’re going for a bohemian, beachy, or even a casual look.

In conclusion, a tragus piercing can be a great way to express yourself and add a unique flair to your personal style. However, it’s important to do your research and choose a reputable piercer to ensure a safe and successful procedure. With so many different options for jewelry and styles, a tragus piercing can truly be a reflection of your individuality. We hope this collection of 30 tragus piercing ideas has sparked your creativity and helped you find the perfect inspiration for your new piercing. Happy piercing!

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Soheil Khaledi

I've been a tattoo artist for over 13 years, working in 35 states and abroad. My art is prominent in the Pacific Northwest and Hawaii. I also tattoo on military bases in foreign countries. I share my inspirations on my blog.

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