For more than 2,000 years, human beings have expressed themselves through body piercings. This body aesthetic was historically found in tribal cultures through African and pre-new world America. Over the past 20-30 years, body piercing has taken hold of a generation with new types of piercings imagined all the time by talented piercers. If you’re in the market for great body jewelry in Denver, here are a few ideas for the perfect new piece. 

Get more ear piercings 

One of the most popular piercings at this moment in time, and which has been popular for many years, is multiple ear piercings in one ear. People are choosing body jewelry in Denver to adorn all parts of the ear at once from the lobes to the helix, rook, daith, snug, conch and scaffold.  

Choose an industrial piercing

An industrial piercing, also known as a scaffold or bar, is when the body is pierced in two places to accommodate a single, long piece of body jewelry. This kind of piercing is most often seen at the very top of the ear. Body jewelry used can range from an arrow design to simple barbells, or even a more bling piece in the ear featuring crystals or rhinestones.  

Pick a conch or rook piercing

The conch and the rook refer to the inner groove of your ear and are both popular spots for body jewelry in Denver. You can choose simple studs or even tiny crystals or hoops for this type of piercing. Both of these piercing positions are becoming increasingly popular in piercing businesses and tattoo shops throughout Colorado.  

Belly button piercings are still cool too

Belly button piercing became all the rage for young people in the late 1980s and early 1990s. This is a relatively painless spot to piece, although the healing time can be exacerbated by clothing with a waistband. The sky’s the limit when it comes to belly button body jewelry and you can go as simple or as elaborate with the jewelry as you like. 

Bite piercings for the win

Bite piercings refer to the collection of piercings that can be performed around the mouth. You can opt for angel, canine, cyber, dahlia, dolphin, snake, spider or shark bites. These piercings typically utilize simple stud jewelry but small hoops can also be used.

Maybe a nipple piercing is in the cards

Despite what you might think, nipple piercing isn’t that new of a trend. It’s been discovered that during the 1800s, there was a not often discussed trend of nipple piercing among Victorian women. Body jewelry styles probably differed a lot than they do today with many types of nipple ring style available like the straight or circular barbell, captive beads, segments, dangles, shields and more.

Try out a nose piercing

Nose piercings have become more common even among busy professionals. Body jewelry used for these piercings can range from extravagant to subtle, and piercing spots include the nostril, septum, bridge, high nostril and even a vertical nose tip piercing. An experienced piercer can help lead you in the right direction in terms of placement and appropriate body jewelry for space.

Are you looking for a Tattoo and Piercing shop in Thornton, CO? At Davian’s Tattoo & Piercing the safety of our clients is of the utmost importance. We ensure that all tattoo and piercing instruments and materials are either thrown away or sterilized in a high-pressure, high-temperature autoclave after each use. Give us a call at (303) 457-9191 to make your custom tattoo appointment. We’re located at 3971 E 120th Avenue Thornton, CO 80233.

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