Jewelry has always enlivened the fashion wardrobe of the young and the old, bringing a dash of panache to special occasions. Jewelry fashion comes in many forms and types.
Body piercing jewelry entered mainstream fashion quite rapidly and is now an extremely popular category of jewelry with today’s young generation in the United States.
The trend of body piercing jewelry started with circular earrings, but slowly ginning popularity, it has become a part of the today’s’ fashion world, with a wide variety of specially crafted jewelry now available in the markets. Body piercing is not only associated with the piercing of ear lobes, but other facial body parts such as cheeks, eyebrows, lips, and belly buttons. The popularity of this jewelry is not limited to women and girls, but it is considered a unisex mode of jewelry. Today’s youngsters take it as symbolic of looking cool, advertising their status, strength, and virility.
The materials used for the production of this jewelry are not limited to the traditional gold or silver. Various other metals like surgical steel, titanium, glass, and plastic, wood, ivory, tusks and many others are used for designing this jewelry.
The most common designs of the body piercing jewelry available and popular among the youngsters are externally or internally threaded barbells, captive bead ring, claw, Prince’s Wand, spike, stud, fresh tunnel, and tongue rings, with new designs coming up every new now and then.
Maintaining cleanliness and hygiene while getting the body pierced or while wearing this jewelry is of utmost importance otherwise this cool look can end up with ugly scars and infections.