Im sitting here watching a quite large needle pierce one side of the flesh, the strain to get it through to the other side. Hearing the grunt of pain from some where outside of that. Watching the flesh finally give way and then followed by a hook. One down, six to go. This is something so small, but so powerful in a completely unique environment. If you couldn’t tell, I am speaking about suspension. More specifically, Flesh suspension.
There are many different forms of body modifications or body rituals that could be experienced by a person. One of the most extreme forms of these body rituals is the art of suspension. This type of body art ritual has been around for many years, was used to test or challenge the endurance of the body and mind of a person. Not everyone is cut out to try the experience of suspension, only an individual knows if they can handle the entire ritual.
What is Suspension?
Suspension is basically where a person is hung from large hooks throughout the body to keep them in the air. Generally there is a team of people helping with this ritual because there is so much work that goes into preparing for this “life changing” event.
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A relatively limited Art related to the Body Piercing industry is on its way to becoming much more popular and possibly even “main stream” in the near future. It is “Suspension”. This is accomplished when several body piercings are made in the body using Fish Hooks. Yes! we really do use Stainless Steel Fish Hooks with the barb ground down.
Do not go and pick up just any fish hook as they need to be the correct gauge to hold the weight of a human body, and they need to be Stainless Steel. We are considering adding them to our line in the near future if there is enough requests for them. There are only 2 particular hooks that are being used, and I think those fishing tackle companies probably just think that there has been a real population boom … read more