This section is designed to be a useful primer on traditional body piercing. The guide provides basic information on 28 traditional piercings, including origins, piercing placement piercing precautions, jewelry selection, and healing period. When receiving a new piercing, choosing the appropriate jewelry is of the utmost importance. The jewelry listed is suggested for initial piercings. After the piercings have healed other jewelry may be used.
The information contained within is for information purposes only and in no way is meant to teach piercing procedure, nor is it a replacement for proper piercing training.