Piercings and Tattoos

Archive for the ‘Body Modification’ Category

Jul
04

DIY Laser Tattoo

Posted by Disha Singh on July 4, 2008

A few days back Instructables.com posted a new technique to etch a Laser Tattoo. A guy elaborately explains a step-by-step procedure and feeling of getting a tattoo burned into skin from a laser cutter. Have a look at the video below as well as read more about it in detail at their website.

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May
05

Interview of Larry Silverman for the World’s Extreme Body Mod Movie – “Flesh & Blood”

Posted by Disha Singh on May 5, 2008

(Larry Silverman) On 1st of this month Larry Silverman released his latest independent feature documentary, “Flesh & Blood.” Doing several stories on people modified by Steve Haworth for the television series, "Ripley's Believe It Or Not", Larry got inspired to make “Flesh & Blood” – a film Larry thinks will surely change people’s outlook towards body modification and “will have a greater understanding about the more extreme side of body modification.” Not taking your more time you read the interview yourself to know more about the movie. Disha Singh: First and foremost are you a body modification freak. Do you wear any tattoo, piercing or any other body modification on your body? Larry Silverman: I love art and personal expression of all kinds. And I love people. But it is not my choice to wear tattoos, piercings, or even jewelry for that matter. But that doesn't mean I can't appreciate great art, even if the canvas is human skin. Disha: What i

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Feb
17

Know your Nose Piercing better!

Posted by Disha Singh on February 17, 2008

In 22nd century I guess everything will be replaced by electronics - even our jewelry as we see the LED Nose Ring in the above picture. As you breathe the ring glows with the help of a delicate fan structure that transforms exhaled air into electric energy to light up the LED light. For me simultaneous to the talk of LED nose ring is the nostril piercing. Nostril piercing is very common in India or you can say Hinduism. However, the craze for poked nose is growing day by day and is also slipping into western society. Hindus believe, a girl with pierced nostril get married sooner than others, as it is a honor to the Parvathi - the goddess of marriage and it also symbolizes a married lady. Moreover, pierced nostril also has medical reason that it makes childbirth easier because Ayurvedic medicine associates this location with the female reproductive organs. Healing: Nostril piercing takes more time (about two to six weeks) to heal than an earlobe because inside area of th

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