NeoMetal: Threadless Titanium UNIVERSAL Labret Post for 18g Ends - POST ONLY - 16g

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  • See below for "How it Works."
  • If the item pictured is only a post, it does NOT include the end(s). If the item pictured is only an end, it does NOT include the post.
  • NeoMetal posts require threadless ends and vice versa.


  • In January 2016, NeoMetal discontinued their old-style 16g and 14g threadless labrets and barbells.
  • They now produce universal threadless labret posts and universal threadless barbells (all in 18g, 16g, 14g, and some 12g)
  • All gauges of universal posts take ONLY 18g ends.
  • All 18g ends will fit all gauges of universal posts.
  • 18g ends have a straight 25g pin on the back. 16g and 14g ends have a pin with a small bulb. If your end has a small bulb, it will not work with universal posts.


Stretching and don't want to get rid of your 18g NeoMetal collection? Have a 16g or a 14g piercing and want to wear their trinity and flower ends? Your lucky day is here!
This "universal" labret post can be 18g, 16g or 14g, but it fits 18g threadless ends. The disk and labret post are a one-piece design. The disk is 5/32" or 2.5 mm on the 18g, 5/32" on the 16g and 3/16" on 14g. The disk is not removable.

IMPORTANT NOTE: This 16g UNIVERSAL post does NOT fit 16g ends, and the 14g UNIVERSAL post does NOT fit 14g ends. It fits ONLY 18g NeoMetal ends. 18g NeoMetal ends have a straight pin on the back, while 14g and 16g ends have a small bulb on the tip of the pin.

Check out the following table to see exactly what ends fit which gauge. A blank cell indicates the particular end isn't made in that size. NeoMetal recommends having gem ends no smaller than 2mm for 16g or 14g. Some 2mm ends will fit 14g, others are not recommended.

  1.5mm 2mm 2.5mm 3mm 4mm
Prong-set gem 18g 18g and 16g 18g, 16g and 14g 18g, 16g and 14g 18g, 16g and 14g
Bezel-set gem 18g 18g and 16g 18g, 16g and 14g 18g, 16g and 14g  
Opal cabochon (and stone)   18g, 16g and 14g 18g, 16g and 14g 18g, 16g and 14g 18g, 16g and 14g
Disk 18g 18g, 16g and 14g 18g, 16g and 14g    
Textured disk 18g 18g, 16g and 14g   18g, 16g and 14g  
Ball 18g (1/16")   18g, 16g and 14g(3/32") 18g, 16g and 14g(1/8") 18g, 16g and 14g(5/32")
Trinity 18g, 16g and 14g        
Flower 18g, 16g and 14g        
Spear       18g, 16g and 14g(1/8")  
Star       18g, 16g and 14g  
More Information
Description NeoMetal guarantees the quality of all their body piercing jewelry. You'll love the quality of this implant grade titanium jewelry. Steel Navel offers a wide variety of threadless jewelry. This is labret jewelry. See the Jewelry Type menu for more. The available sizes are 16g. Is this one of your favorite colors: blue, brown, green, high polish, pink, purple, rose, teal or yellow? Works in so many piercings such as: conch, ear lobe, helix, lip & labret, nostril, rook, snug/anti-helix or tragus.
Brand NeoMetal
Quality Superior Grade
Jewelry Type Labrets
Colors Blue, Brown, Green, High Polish, Pink, Purple, Rose, Teal, Yellow
Thread Type Threadless
Flare Type N/A
Material Implant Grade Titanium (6AL4V ELI F-136)
Piercings Conch, Ear Lobe, Helix, Lip & Labret, Nostril, Rook, Snug/Anti-Helix, Tragus
Keywords conversion, Initial, Neo Metal, NeoMetal, NeoMetal Body Jewelry, NeoMetal Jewelry, neonatal, premium, body jewelry, cheek, horizontal, inverse, labret, lip, piercing, stretched, stud, vertical, 6AL4V ELI F-136, implant grade, metal, titanium, antitragus, cartilage, chrome crawford, conch piercing, divot, ear lobe, helix, helix piercing, labret, lip piercing, lobe piercing, lobes, madona, madonna, marilyn, medusa, mole, monroe, nose piercing, nostril, philtrum, pierced ears, rook piercing, scapha, stretched ears, stretched lobes, tragus piercing, upret
Post Only Yes
Material Implant Grade Titanium (6AL4V ELI F-136)
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Labrets are measured from the disk to the ball along the length of the bar. The gauge is the thickness of the material.

Steel Navel web how do you measure the gauge and length of labrets?


The gauge is the thickness of the jewelry (Usually the thickness of the material the jewelry is made from but may also be the diameter of a plug or eyelet).  From 20 gauge to 00 gauge, the smaller the number is, the thicker the jewelry is. After 00 gauge, the diameter of body jewelry is usually measured in fractional inches as shown below; however, some manufacturers make 000 gauge and 0000 gauge jewelry.

Millimeters are rounded to the first decimal.

Gauge Millimeter Inches
20g 0.8 mm 1/32"
18g 1 mm 3/64"
16g 1.3 mm 3/64"
14g 1.6 mm 1/16"
12g 2 mm 5/64"
10g 2.6 mm 3/32"
8g 3.3 mm 1/8"
6g 4 mm 5/32"
4g 5 mm 3/16"
2g 6.5 mm 1/4"
0g 8.2 mm 5/16"
00g 9 mm to 10 mm 3/8"
000g 10.5 mm 13/16"
  11.1 mm 7/16"
  12.7 mm 1/2"
  14.3 mm 9/16"
  15.9 mm 5/8"
  19.1 mm 3/4"
  22.2 mm 7/8"
  25.4 mm 1"
  27 mm 1-1/16"
  28.6 mm 1-1/8"
  30.2 mm 1-3/16"
  31.8 mm 1-1/4"
  33.3 mm 1-5/16"
  34.9 mm 1-3/8"
  36.5 mm 1-7/16"
  38.1 mm 1-1/2"
  39.7 mm 1-9/16"
  41.3 mm 1-5/8"
  44.5 mm 1-3/4"
  47.6 mm 1-7/8"
  50.8 mm 2"

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