STREET BODY JEWELRY

If you tread the streets of Davao city you can find many of these guys peddling body jewelry, these are these metal pieces that are used to adorn the ears, the tongue, the nose, the navel or anywhere around an enthusiast’s body. 

According to recorded history, this form of body modification - piercing and adorning ones body by inserting all these metal stuff started from way back some 5,000 years ago in Rome, men pricked their nipples and insert some twigs on it as a symbol of manhood and bravery.. oouuuch! 

Fast forward 2011, twigs has past its time, these metal stuffs play dominant among aficionados now, some even will just find a comfortable seat at the side of this black velvet and do their procedure … while I understand these are hypoallergenic, I wonder if these are hygienic. I've seen lot’s of teens with little balls on at the tip of their tongue, rings and balls on their ears, navels some even with prominent facial piercings. 

While this has been the trend among these subculture and it’s tolerated, I would argue that the mainstream still don’t welcome such. I’m not sure if this trade is covered or being attended to by the folks that takes charge of our public health. 

You, how would like a nose ring with a feather on the side .... hehehe! I kept laughing, I know it's ticklish..lol.



12 comments

Kero said...

I admire people who can use them for body art...but I don't want to date a guy sporting street body jewelry lool!

thank you so much for the visit!

Meikah said...

Ah yes, I see those peddlers, too. And I wanted to get some of his stuff actually, but I just felt it was too edgy for my age. LOL

My GT entry is here.

anne said...

Oh well if they could handle wearing that, maybe its ok but for me it will be a no no lol Mine is up and its here thanks Anne’s Sweet Life

♥♥ Willa ♥♥ said...

Nakakatakot naman yang mga bling bling na yan, lol!

Rcel said...

those are a lot of jewelries right there! i am the one chickened out just thinking of having one or two pairs "installed" in my body. ek! great shots!

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Tori said...

wow, that's lots!-www.torilicious.com

Dhemz said...

na dko anang nose ring ug uban pa...ginoo ko...maka disbeauty ug samot na sa akong dagway...lol!

Beauty Queen Gene said...

i've never been the jewelry type of gal, so imagine my disgust at people who wear jewelry like they're attracting thieves all over the place. LOL. nice shots :D

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