The Kayan women of Northern Thailand are known for the exquisite and incredible brass coils they wear around their necks. They are often called the "long necks" or the "giraffe women" by outsiders and can wear up to 25 coils, which many never take off.

8 Most Extreme Cultural Body Modifications

The Kayan women of Northern Thailand are known for the exquisite and incredible brass coils they wear around their necks. They are often called the "long necks" or the "giraffe women" by outsiders and can wear up to 25 coils, which many never take off.

Ugh I wanted these so bad ever since I was a little girl... but I worry about getting them and keeping a job

Ugh I wanted these so bad ever since I was a little girl... but I worry about getting them and keeping a job

Mini barbells, love it. Stiehl's Body Modification, Ithaca NY

Mini barbells, love it. Stiehl's Body Modification, Ithaca NY

I let my previously stretched ears shrink down (only went to just over 1cm so wasn't too dramatic), but omg ... the middle one! <3

I let my previously stretched ears shrink down (only went to just over 1cm so wasn't too dramatic), but omg ... the middle one! <3

Africa | tribal scarification, Sudan. Body modification: adapting to cultural…

Africa | tribal scarification, Sudan. Body modification: adapting to cultural…

New Body Art-Body Modification · Skin & Hair problems articles | Body & Health Conditions center | SteadyHealth.com

New Body Art-Body Modification · Skin & Hair problems articles | Body & Health Conditions center | SteadyHealth.com

Meet Grace Neutral, a body modification enthusiast with an alien beauty - Alien UFO Sightings

Meet Grace Neutral, a body modification enthusiast with an alien beauty - Alien UFO Sightings

Tattoo

Tattoo

Not a tattoo but looks awesome; scarification | I've always been interested in scarification....

Not a tattoo but looks awesome; scarification | I've always been interested in scarification....

It's called scarification, it's a form of body modification where, as you might have predicted, the design is cut into your skin and the new skin that forms becomes the "tattoo"... It's crazy, but I must admit that the end product is absolutely incredible. Ugh I don't think so .....Cool but not for me ...

Body art: scarification

It's called scarification, it's a form of body modification where, as you might have predicted, the design is cut into your skin and the new skin that forms becomes the "tattoo"... It's crazy, but I must admit that the end product is absolutely incredible. Ugh I don't think so .....Cool but not for me ...

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