Archive for August, 2011

History of Jewelry

jewelryJewelry refers to the use of metals, beads, glass, bone, wood, shells, or stones to adorn the body, and has been worn by men or women (or both) in every known society throughout the world. Jewelry is typically created with

HAND PIERCING

web piercingHand piercing is one of the most unusual body piercings available today. A hand or web piercing is a piercing that is in the skin between any two fingers of the hand. The most common places for these piercings include between the thumb

GENITAL PIERCING

14k-gold-plated-straight-barbellGenital piercings are one of the most popular types of piercings in the body modification culture. They are a decorative enhancement for many, and can enhance sexual stimulation and pleasure for the wearer and his or her partner. They are also often worn

FACIAL PIERCING

Facial PiercingsThe most common facial piercings—both in contemporary society and historically—are oral piercings, or piercings of the mouth and lips, and nose piercings. Today, however, there is a wide range of facial piercings that do not involve the nose or the mouth. Because