A Look at the Body Piercing and Jewelry Icons of the Years Gone By

Body piercings have been around for centuries and we really don’t know who started what trend. But there are some icons of our times who have manged to make uncommon or lesser known and practiced piercings much more common and popular. Let’s look at some of these famous people who have revolutionized the body piercing world.

Elayne Angel – A professional body piercer and body modification enthusiast, Angel is well known for her ‘angel wings’ back tattoo and for being the first person to register a tattoo with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Her technical contributions to the field of body piercing include the invention, naming and popularizing of several piercing. She is also widely credited with popularizing and promoting the tongue piercing. Continue reading

The Importance of Choosing the Right Piercing Studio

From lips to navel to nostrils and even genitals, piercings are getting more and more popular by the day. A quick trip to the piercing studio and you can be the proud owner of a beautiful jewelry piece adding grace to the already gorgeous you!

Piercing aftercare is a much talked about thing, and thus, most of us are well versed in that area. Here, let us look at a very important pre-piercing preparation – picking the right piercing studio. There are many, many studios out there which ‘claim’ to be the best, but you cannot just go by a claim and you must conduct some research to find a studio which actually is the best (as close to best as possible at least!). Continue reading

Navel Rings, Eyebrow Rings, Nose Rings….What is it About Rings that has Jewelry Lovers Running Around in Circles?

If there is one thing that has not changed over the years, it is that people always want to look their best. In our own unique ways, we try our best to look much better than before, every single day. In today’s times, tattoos and piercings have become the foremost way for people to look nice and different. Adorning body piercings with beautiful and unique jewelry pieces is a style statement for both men and women. Among the most popular body jewelry pieces are rings, all types, eyebrow rings, nose rings, ear rings, etc. Continue reading

Where should one get his or her body pierced?

Body Piercing involves a lot of precision and concentration. It is a practice that can result in a complete transformation of personality both physically as well as psychologically. Getting one’s body pierced includes enduring some pain, which is not everybody’s cup of tea. The procedure involved in body piercing requires a lot of attention and skills and cannot be performed by everyone. For doing body piercing, one has to be a certified professional piercer. So after you have made the crucial decision of getting your body pierced, make sure that you go to a certified body piercing studio and inquire about a professional piercer. A friend’s garage is not the place to get a body piercing from. Continue reading