Wooden lip plate worn by women in the pierced lower lip. Typical custom of the Mursi and Suri in Ethiopia and the Baale (Kachipo) in Sudan. Today, wooden plates are less frequently used, most women wearing the round earthenware version. Ethiopia, Omo Valley, Suri culture.
ANCIENT MODS UPDATE, 1/6/12 - One Bad Ass M*F*er (13-15th century, Mesoamerica)
It doesn’t matter what century you’re in - you see someone walking down the street with a solid gold serpent busting out of their chin you know it means “Bow the hell down!”
…Pardon my English.
Lip Plug in the Form of a Serpent
Culture - Mixtec Date -1350-1521 CE Period - Pre-Columbian Region - Mesoamerica Materials - Gold Dimensions - 6.6 x 6.3cm Repository - American Museum of Natural History, New York, New York Website - http://www.amnh.org/
Petrified Wood is one of my favorite materials on the planet, so many different varieties, so many colors, patterns, textures and unique formations, There’s just something so special about it for me that I can’t quite put my finger on
½" (13mm) oval delrin labret plug with internal 14g (1.6mm) thread made by Lucas at Pirate Piercing adorned with a Toltec screw-on from BVLA in yellow gold with a pearl and champagne swarovski gems (which can also be ordered through Pirate Piercing). A piece like this gives you the oportunity to change the look of your labret plug by simply screwing on different standard size screw-ons! Gold, titanium discs, stone cabochons , the possibilities are endless!
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