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55 Painfully Peculiar Piercings

From Pinheads to Princesses These Looks are Sharp

— April 27, 2012 — Fashion
These poignant piercings show just how far some people will go in order to achieve an edgy look. For the more plain of heart, such styles may be a little much, but for those looking to push the envelope, a little body modification can go a long way.

Piercings have been around since humans first learned how to sharpen stones well enough that they could apply their blades to themselves. Even for some of the more intrepid people featured here however, such techniques may be a little too rudimentary. Modern methods and aesthetics have come a long way since the stone age.

Piercing one’s ears is a commonplace feature of mainstream fashion. Piercing one’s nose is a little adventurous, but still widespread. Piercing anything that can be pierced, though not everyone’s cup of tea, is noteworthy. From deliberately gruesome implants to delicately dainty earrings, there is a look for most tastes in the examples featured here.
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Popularity
Activity
Freshness
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Paralytic Oral Piercings
Paralytic Oral Piercings
The Tongue Drive Lets the Disabled Control Their Wheelchairs with Mouths
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52
Boisterous Arboreal Bling
Boisterous Arboreal Bling
These Earrings by TokToki Show Why Bigger Can Be Better
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51
Bladed Fashion Accessories
Bladed Fashion Accessories
The 'YOU Are Sooo Sharp' Earrings Provide Fashionable Protection
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50
Ethical Rabbit's Foot Earrings
Ethical Rabbit's Foot Earrings
PussyWillow Jewellery
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49
Earrings for Your Earbuds
Earrings for Your Earbuds
Hello Kitty of course!
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48
Cigarette Earrings
Cigarette Earrings
Butt Ugly Accessories
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47
Pierced Fresh Face Photoshoots
Pierced Fresh Face Photoshoots
The Krystal Glynn Remix Magazine Shots are Naturally Striking
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46
Grotesque Piercing Promotions
Grotesque Piercing Promotions
The Nippon Paint Advertisements Will Shock You
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45
Noise-Canceling Earrings
Noise-Canceling Earrings
Ladybuds Ear Plugs
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44
Obama Crafts
Obama Crafts
Obama Earrings, Eco-Skirts & More
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43
Zipper Earrings
Zipper Earrings
Zippy Fashion
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42
Pierced Coif Accessories
Pierced Coif Accessories
The Aeon Hair Rings are Punk and Futuristic
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41
Pierced Pictures
Pierced Pictures
Cut And Nailed Modified Artwork by Dutch Artist Amie Dicke
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40
Humongous Cityscaping Jewelry
Humongous Cityscaping Jewelry
Andre Lima S/S 2011 Collection Hones in on Architectural Design
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39
Giant Gypsy Earrings
Giant Gypsy Earrings
Jennifer Hudson Rocks Enormous Ear Candy
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38
Pierced Santas
Pierced Santas
Holly Jolly Bodymods and Stretched Ears
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37
Incapacitating Accessory Campaigns
Incapacitating Accessory Campaigns
These B-Point Jewelry Ads Cause Cardiac Arrest
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36
Skin-Piercing Proposals
Skin-Piercing Proposals
Alexis Grice Proposes to His Love in This Double-Suspension Marriage
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35
Pierced Kittens
Pierced Kittens
Woman Sells Gothic Cats on eBay
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34
Connect-the-Dots Body Mods
Connect-the-Dots Body Mods
The Incredible Multi-Point Industrials by Evolution Piercing Studio
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33
Vibrating Tongue Rings
Vibrating Tongue Rings
The Lix
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32
Fierce Facial Piercing Photoshoots
Fierce Facial Piercing Photoshoots
The Anna de Rijk L'Officiel Netherlands Editorial Shoot is Dark
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31
Body Mod Furniture
Body Mod Furniture
Barbells for Walls For the Serious Piercing Addicts
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30
Studded Body Canvases
Studded Body Canvases
Johnny Needles Lets You Wear Your Heart On Your Back
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29
Extreme Heavy Metal Earrings
Extreme Heavy Metal Earrings
Intense Hardware in Vogue Italia Bold & Gold Spread by Oskar Cecere
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28
Pierced Punk Athletic Wear
Pierced Punk Athletic Wear
The 'Hanging Around' Sport and Street Magazine Photoshoot is Raw
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27
Septum Piercing Editorials
Septum Piercing Editorials
The Fashion Gone Rogue 'Envy' Shoot Stars a Green-Eyed Zhenya Katava
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26
Earringbuds
Earringbuds
Thanko Sound Lives Magnetic Earphones
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25
Brain Piercings
Brain Piercings
Creepy Body Mod Causes Constant Euphoria
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24
Facial Piercing All-Stars
Facial Piercing All-Stars
The Piercing King Has Over 300 Holes
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23
Fierce Facial Jewelry Shots
Fierce Facial Jewelry Shots
The Givenchy Spring 2012 Couture Collection is Gothic-Chic
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22
Piercing Veiltography
Piercing Veiltography
The Herring & Herring 'Bound' Editorial for Zink Magazine
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21
Earlobe Power-Lifters
Earlobe Power-Lifters
Pierced Weight-Lifters Use Their Ears as Arms
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20
Engagement Piercings
Engagement Piercings
Alternative Luxury from Johnny Brookheart
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19
Eyeball Piercings
Eyeball Piercings
The JewelEye Punctures Your Sclera
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18
Fairy Piercings
Fairy Piercings
Navel Studs With Magical Pixies Bring Out Your Inner Tinkerbell
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17
Glamorous Gothic Couture
Glamorous Gothic Couture
These Ludivine Poiblanc Looks are Elegantly Dark
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16
Using Shock for Event Publicity
Using Shock for Event Publicity
Berlin Tattoo and Piercing Convention
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15
Multifunctional Nose Piercings
Multifunctional Nose Piercings
Carrying Cigarettes & Screwdrivers in Your Septum
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14
Pierced Dimples
Pierced Dimples
Pixie Cheeks
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13
Reptilian Body Mods
Reptilian Body Mods
The Lizardman Has Made a Career Out of His Unusual Look
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12
Bagel-Shaped Body Mods
Bagel-Shaped Body Mods
Saline Infusions Give People an Eccentric Look for One Evening
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11
Eyeball Jewelry (UPDATE)
Eyeball Jewelry (UPDATE)
The ‘JewelEye' Piercing Will Pimp your Sclera
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10
Painful Mouth Piercings
Painful Mouth Piercings
Getting Your Uvula Pierced is the Next Big Thing
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9
Pierced Hands
Pierced Hands
Body Modifications That Feel Great
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8
Corset Body Piercings
Corset Body Piercings
For The High Fashion Body Mutilator
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7
Bumpy Body Modifications
Bumpy Body Modifications
Alex Finch Dons Intense Raised Pokeball Tattoos
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6
Needled Bodies
Needled Bodies
Playful Piercing For Beautiful Temporary Body Modifications
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5
Painful Piercings
Painful Piercings
Mr. Tetanus' Extreme Achilles Heel Body Modification
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4
Body Mod Addictions
Body Mod Addictions
Pauly Unstoppable is the World's Most Modified Man
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3
Tattoo-Piercing Hybrids
Tattoo-Piercing Hybrids
Tribal Body Armor Emerges as Brand New Mod
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2
See-Through Face Mods
See-Through Face Mods
The Clear Lens Facial Piercing is a Giant Expander
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1
Random Piercings
Random Piercings
Body Mods in Odd Places
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