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Anti-Tragus

i-Tragus Friday, April 11 was a great day in the history of what is turning out to be Bobby's ear project. Granted, there are only two pieces of jewelry, (industrial with a 14 gauge 1-3/8 inch SS barbell, and my new anti-tragus with a 7/16 inch 14 gauge Niobium CBR) but I've got the itch, and so it seems that I'm just getting started. Anyway, I was looking for pictures for a while before hand of anti-tragus piercings with little luck, and of course, after I finally head down to Perforations and did it, BME is updated that very same ... read more

The Brand

First a warning. When I found out that branding was possible, I knew that it was right for me. It may not be right for you. If you decide to pursure branding or other modifications, do so fully informed. Once the procedure is done you can't go back -- the results are permanent. Earlier this summer I got this really weird idea. "Get branded," I told myself. God only knows where the idea came from, but likely it was by accident while not really paying attention during a session on the insidious internet. I don't know a soul who's had ... read more

"Hell yes it hurt"

t hurt" Subject: "Did it hurt"? "Hell yes it hurt" One man's nipple piercing. From: "Ogre" (Ogre@Worldnet.att.net) Newsgroups: rec.arts.bodyart Date: 30 Aug 1996 14:57:59 GMT It has been storming everyday for about a week here. Which is o.k. with me, the rain is sort of like nature's own symphony and is very soothing. And then yesterday when I awoke with the sun shining bright and the birds singing, I knew that this was the perfect day for a piercing. I got up showered, had some breakfast, and gathered all the piercing FAQs that I have printed and read all again ... read more

Ear stretching and other mods

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Nipple @ Inkslinger's Ball '95

ple @ Inkslinger's Ball '95 Nipple @ Inkslinger's Ball '95 My nipple piercing experience at the '95 inkslingers ball went like this. My wife and I have been into tattoos for some time now so we were following the shows and conventions on the west coast. We went to the ball to enter my backpiece in the black and grey show. I have appox. 75 hours of tattoo work know but still had no piercings. We got there early so we went to look at the other artists and piercers set-up at the ball, it is a big show with ... read more

My Personal Hand Experiences

Hand Experiences My Hand Experiences My Personal Hand Web Experience THE PIERCING PROCESS First the area was marked, and I moved my hand around to try and find the deepest possible comfortable placement without hitting the muscle. Then a small flashlight was used to check for blood vessels, and the area was cleaned. The a clamp was applied and the holes lined up. The piercing was done in 14ga, and didn't hurt that much, but it did sting a great deal. Then the jewellery was slid in - a straight 1/2" 14ga barbell, which probably is easier to deal with ... read more

A conservative nostril gets violated

onservative nostril gets violated A conservative nostril gets violated Back in 1985, when I was going through my "rebellious" stage (tattoo, 6 piercings in one ear, 3 in the other), I stopped short at getting my nostril pierced..even though it was a something I really wanted to do. I was afraid that if I did it I would be ensuring poverty for the rest of my life, as no employer would think I had enough of a "professional image". So I continued with college, barber school, marriage, one daughter, a management position in a retail job, and then finally I ... read more

Nipple @ Nothing Shocking

ple @ Nothing Shocking I had always wanted to or at least thought about piercing my nipple, but I never could really get the guts to go and do it. I had heard that a nipple piercing was one of the more painful ones, and I had actually tried it with a safety pin when I was in high school (I know that wasn't the smartest thing but I was a young punker), so I knew it would hurt. However, the idea of the pain is what eventually made me do it. I had been burned by a particular girl ... read more

daith experience at gauntlet NYC

th experience at gauntlet NYC i had wanted a daith piercing for a long time. last summer, i'd stare at pictures of them on bme, liking how they looked. finally, when i was in new york city for spring break last march, i had the opportunity to do so. being from Milwaukee, i only knew of two places to go in NYC: venus modern body arts and gauntlet. someone on isca had recommended venus to me, so i tried there. i was walking around the east village and finally found it. however, for some reason they were closing up in ... read more

joshua's decision

My personal decison to be branded and tattooed, as a Jew January 19, 1996 by joshua Well, in addition to my opinions about burial and body modification, I suppose I should explain my personal interest in this discussion. I have multiple body modifications, including piercings, several tattoos and two multiple strike brands. Some of these have nothing in particular to do with my Judaism, but three of them do. On May 1st, 1995, Raelyn Gallina performed two brands on me. One is an armband of alternating chevrons and dots. The other is a simple, 6 strike brand, consisting of 6 ... read more

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