Body jewelry is jewelry created specifically for wear on the body by individuals with piercings. The jewelry used in the art of piercing comes in various sizes and shapes in order to best suit the pierced surface. It can be quite expensive to design body jewelry and many people are turning toward less expensive alternatives such as silver or gold body jewelry. With the price of gold now at an all time low, many people who want to save money on body jewelry are turning to silver, or even plated gold in some cases.
There are many reasons why someone would choose to wear body jewelry. Some of them include being able to enjoy the look and feel of a piercing without the high cost, as well as being able to show off that piercing. For some, it is simply a way to create some uniqueness in their appearance. It doesn’t have to be done as often as the traditional body jewelry, though, as it can be worn just once or twice a month. The idea is to give you as much of a self image makeover as you can.
Another popular use of body jewelry is to wear it around the house. This can be a great way to get that ‘tattoo’ look without the high price tag. You can get the jewelry in small designs or larger pieces, or you can even get it in different shapes. As the piece is worn, it becomes more familiar to you and your own personality is revealed. This can then help you make decisions about what type of body jewelry you want to buy. Of course, it is also possible to buy jewelry at your local jewelry store so you don’t have to worry about getting it custom made.