Back to Basics with Organic Piercing

The ancient roots of piercing date back to as far as prehistoric ages. Once starting from praising pagan gods and self assertion in the wild aggressive reality piercing became an all-sufficient kind of art. Mostly widespread in urban communities it keeps close ties with street art, music subcultures and one's own individual beliefs and motives.
It's hard to say what material has not yet been used for piercing rings, studs, barbells, tunnels, plugs or whatever it might be. And it's even harder to name a patch of human's body which has never been used for piercing. There's nothing abnormal about it, for in the multimillion communities many of us want to look unique and outstanding. Piercing gives way to be different by means of changing body jewelry.
At different times and decades fashion used to dictate certain trends for piercing materials. Be it rocking metals, heavy looking stainless steel or pop multicolored lightweight plastic fancy items, they reflected the individuality of their owner. Now something brand new has come to fulfill the collection.
In the recent years we've all turned out attention to the ecology, climate, healthy lifestyle, pure mind and all those notions reminding we're still children of our planet. It's not only a trendy flow, but also a way to maintain the "healthy" attitude towards everyday life. Active recycling, natural food, organic materials, resource economy become the parts of our lives. Same things happen in beauty, and piercing accessory industry. Natural substances and materials are used for jewelry-making like wood, elephant bone and buffalo horn. They get elaborately and gently hand carved to provide unique looks and tribal air.

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As for wood, it is very lightweight and as it's natural, it lets your skin and fiber breathe. During winter it's much safer that metal because it keeps being warm just like your body and prevents frostbite. All you need while choosing the right pair of wooden plugs or tunnels is to make sure their quality is high and the fiber is tight. It will ensure the absence of nags.
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Bones tusks and horns present a very widely used alternative for organic material. Bone possesses that unique creamy colour and smooth texture and horns vary as a rule from black to caramel-brown color. Bones and horns used for jewelry-making are usually taken from dead animals which are also used for consuming. Application of tusk and bone tissues comes as an extra use of domestic animals and doesn't involve killing animals for jewelry only. These traditions go back to times immemorial and represent full honoring of the animal.
When choosing organic jewelry one should remember to keep it in proper condition by following some useful tips:
  • avoid contact with water (especially for wooden plugs and tunnels)
  • avoid jewelry being affected with blow driers
  • oil it before inserting and then every 1-2 weeks (jojoba, peanut, vitamin E oil)v
  • avoid contact with chemicals
  • better wear it when your ear openings get completely healed up
Following these simple tips will help you enjoy your organic trendy piercing for a long time and keep your body in health.