Buyers can find the highest quality cartilage stud earrings, made with hypoallergenic materials, at numerous online retailers, such as Body Candy and FreshTrends, or at local stores that carry body jewelry, including Claire's and Spencer's Gifts. Many reputable tattoo and body piercing vendors also carry high-quality body jewelry.
Look for materials, such as surgical-grade stainless steel, sterling silver, 14-carat gold and solid titanium, that are safe and have hypoallergenic on the label. Because someone else might have previously worn the jewelry, avoid purchasing earrings or other body jewelry from private sellers to ensure safety. Clean high-quality body jewelry with antibacterial soap and water, and avoid using alcohol or peroxide, which can tarnish the finish.