Organic Materials for Flesh Tunnels and Ear Plugs

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Flesh tunnels and ear plugs are a popular type of jewelry made for stretched piercings. They are most commonly used for stretched earlobes. This jewelry is made in large gauges to accommodate stretched piercings. The best thing about ear plugs and flesh tunnels is the effect they make: they leave the holes open while surrounding them.
Flesh tunnels, just like ear plugs, are made in many different materials. Sometimes, these materials are usual body jewelry metals, such as titanium, surgical steel or 14k gold. However, flesh tunnels and ear plugs are often made of various organic materials. This can give them very special, “earthy” style and it looks very effective. Many different materials, textures and colors add a special touch to your ear tunnels.

Popular Materials

Here is a list of the most common organic materials used for flesh … read more

Is Organic Body Jewelry the latest Fad?

The tradition of adorning body with beautiful jewelry came into practice during the time of early civilizations. They carved attractive shapes out of organic material such as wood, animal bones, ivory, horns, stones, jade, etc. Therefore, in a way organic body jewelry is a predecessor of metal and surgical steel body piercing jewelry. However, today it is gold, titanium and surgical steel that has gradually become the dominant material for producing body jewelry. So much so, that organic body jewelry is more or less viewed as a symbol of obscure tribal sensibility.