Types of Nose Piercings

There are basically three types of nose piercings. Like many piercings, there are no clever names here. The piercings are simply named after the part of the body that is being pierced. Nostril Piercing – This is a single piercing of the nostril. Either a captive bead ring or special type of nasal stud can [...]


Types of Lip Piercings

There are more different types of lip piercings than there are ear piercings.  These are a divided into single piercings, and pairs or sets called “bites.”  Almost all bite piercings are lip piercings. The exceptions are the venom bites piercing, which is a pair of tongue piercings, and the vampire bites piercing which is a [...]


Types of Ear Piercings

Despite the fact that the ear is a relatively small part of the body, there are many different types of ear piercings.  The names of ear piercings generally correspond with the anatomical name of the bit of cartilage which is pierced.  To the right, you’ll find a picture that combines the ear piercing places with [...]


A List of The Different Types of Piercings

There are many different types of piercings, and they are generally categorized either by the general area of the body they are located, or the way in which they are pierced.  Below is a list of piercings that should cover just about all types of piercings that are out there.  Of course, as soon as [...]

Types of Diamond Cuts

Diamonds come in a wide range of shapes and sizes. There are 3 types of diamond cuts; brilliant cuts, mixed cuts and step cuts. These 3 types are then classified into sub-types; ideal, shallow and deep diamond cuts. Shallow cut diamonds look lifeless and don’t reflect significant light; deep cut diamonds look dull and dark, [...]

The Different Diamond Cuts

The diamond is said to be the most preferred choice of stone for most women. Diamonds are available in different diamond cuts thereby enabling you to make the right choice by selecting one that suits you best. Every single diamond has a unique story, therefore it is upon you to make your choice and have [...]

Industrial Piercing

The industrial piercing is a piercing that consists of two piercings in the upper area of the outer cartilage (the helix) of the ear.  A hole is punched in both sides, one in front towards the face, and one towards the back of the head. Jewelry The jewelry used for an industrial ear piercing is [...]

How Are Man-Made Diamonds Made?

For all the diamond enthusiasts and those who can identify valuable gems, does the origin of diamonds really matter? Technological advancement has brought us to the new age where the people in white coats can lock themselves up in controlled rooms to create totally indistinguishable diamond twins. If, like most people, you are fascinated by [...]

The 4 Cs of Diamonds

Real diamonds have always dazzled even for those who are not familiar with the 4 Cs of Diamonds. These 4 Cs are a guide or standard that people can grade each individual diamond. The Cs stand for cut, clarity, color and carat. Cut The cut of the diamond affects the reflective quality of a stone [...]