What is piercing?
Piercing is a form of body modification that involves puncturing the skin and placing a decorative object through the puncture. Body piercing has become a wide spread ritual among young adults through out america and other countries. There are many different types of piercings and a number of different places to pierce.
Places to Pierce
There are many many places of the human body that can be pierced and now commonly are.
ear is the most common place to get pierced by both sexes but other piercings
are very quickly becoming just as common. Currently there are ten
very widely known places to get you ear pierced at:
Outer Conch, Cartilage
people are now getting their eyebrow pierced and I know of two such places
to get them pierced at, although there are a number of different ways to
Eyebrow it self
And The Bridge
well this piercing is become greatly common.
Septum- Through the cartilage between the nostrils
are four common ways to get your tongue pierced. The most common
way is Centre tongue Piercing. The rest are as follows.
are very very many different ways to get your lips and the surrounding
area of your mouth pierced.
Scrumper- piercing the gum line
Madonna- piercing above or below your lip to one side or the other
Medusa- piercing above or below the lip in the center of the face
Lowbret- piercing through facial skin below the tooth line to one side or the other.
males and females are now commonly getting their nipple's pierced. There
is really only one place on the nipple to get pierced but there area few
different ways to get them done.
Larger Gauge- Done through stretching the nipples to accept larger gauge rings
Vertical- Piercing the nipples vertically rather than horizontally
commonly women get their navels pierced but some men will do it as well.
There are a few different ways to get your navel pierced.
Inverse- Piercing through the bottom of the navel rather than the top
Horizontal- Piercing horizontally through the navel
a numerous amount of different types of piercings for male genitalia.
Ampallangs- Horizontally through the head
Apadravyas- Vertically through the head
Frenum- Through the underside of the penis near the base
Scrotal Ladder- Multiple frenum piercings
Guiche- Between the rectum and the testicles
Prince Albert- Through the urethra and out through the bottom of the penis
Dydoes- Through the ridge and the head, usually done in pairs
Prince's Wands- A stainless steel tube about 3-4.5" long, hollowed out and the inner end tapered and rounded. The tube is worn in the urethra and is kept in place by a ball-ended stud worn through Prince Albert, Ampallangs, or Apadravyas piercings and screwed into the Wand.
Hood- Through the skin directly above the clit
Triangle- Through the skin at the base of both labia under the clit
Inner Labia- Through the inner labia (lips)
Outer Labia- Through the outer labia (lips)
Pleasurable Piercings, INC - Located in New Jersey.
Exotic Piercing Dot Com - Customize your body online.
Spaulding & Rogers Mfg., INC - Piercing & Tattoo Kits. Located in New York.
Rings and Things - Distributed Worldwide
Picasso Moon - Get Information and Directions to Picasso Moon
Magnum Tattoo - Located In Grand Rapids MI - More information on the Addresses Page as well.
AMF- Tattoo and Piercing Books
Association of Professional Piercers
Body Piercing: A guide to Safety
Creative Art Collection Body Jewelry - German Site
Organic Body Jewelry
Learn To Pierce
Body Jewelry by Bhedand
Body Modification Ezine
Tattoo.About.com - great site on body modification, links to tons of sites.
Scared Heart Studio - A complete body piercing giude with tons of pictures and information for everyone.
The Chain Gang - Body Jewelry of Quality, without the price of Quality.
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