Body jewelry has been the most ancient form of jewelry worn by tribal and African people. Red-Indians, Mayans, Aztecs and Filipino people used to pierce different body parts as a ritual of their practicing religion. It used to be really painful since body jewelry requires piercing to be done. In fact little newborn kids of certain tribes had to go through this painful piercing of body parts. Mostly body jewelry is won in western culture. Since body jewelry and accessories are very small, they are also available in wholesale rates in different stores.
Gold body jewelry is used for belly buttons and belly chains. Celebrities and teens, who like to wear small outfits, get their belly pierced and wear gold or silver body jewelry. Guys, who get their eyebrows or tongues pierced, also get one of this gold jewelry. Despite it being expensive, the trend of boy jewelry has become so popular that it?s become quite common in eastern culture too.
Body jewelry plugs are circular shaped disks that come in small as well as large thickness. They can be worn as pairs in ears or a single plug can be worn on nose. Whole sale body jewelry is available on cheap prices and jewelry of this kind is made of sterling silver or stainless steel. Custom body jewelry is used for identification purposes. Belly chains or nose rings can have the initials of a person carved or any message that identifies emotions of a person.
Most of the people don?t want to bear the pain of piercing so they prefer non piercing body jewelry which might have locks or that can be snapped. There is another kind of body jewelry known as organic body jewelry. Organic materials are those which are found in the earth crust. It includes wood, clay, carbon, etc. Cheap and light weighted body jewelry is extracted from these materials.
Silver, diamond and titanium body jewelry is mostly worn on occasions. Diamond specifically is very expensive but its luster gives a wonderful look to any of the body parts. Magnetic body jewelry comes in the non piercing form.
Exotic body jewelry is quite common amongst teens, rock stars, and WWF wrestlers. Guys who are builders and have a muscular body get the whole body pierced and wear many things. Girls get many piercing on face and decorate it with silver, organic or gold body jewelry.