body art

(redirected from Body decoration)
The practice of adorning the body with piercings, tattoos, brandings, or scarifications

body art

Tattooing, body piercing, and body painting.
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Millennials have embraced body decoration to the extent that one in three young adults has an infinity sign or inspirational quote somewhere about their person.
Henna body decoration has flourished for over 5,000 years in cultures throughout the Middle East, Africa, India, and Egypt.
This color-illustrated book for students, scholars, and general readers explores tattooing and body decoration from ancient times and into the present, relying on the archaeological record to understand how ancient and historical societies have used tattoos to convey identities, values, and spiritual traditions.
Kadra created a grandmother character who tells her granddaughter about how her ancestors used the plant for body decoration.
The traditional tattoo was considered a painful rite of passage, a body decoration, a talisman against malevolent forces, a mark of bravery, a visible mark of religious and political affiliations in the community, and a symbol of status or affluence.
Cyclists initially met on the grass area behind the Mochyn Ddu pub for bike and body decoration, in a cordoned and screened off area allowing access only to riders and their families.
Cyclists initially met on the grass area behind the Mochyn Ddu pub for bike and body decoration, in a cordoned and screened-off area allowing access only to riders and their families.
Those with the urge for ink should take care of spelling mistakes because a body decoration is permanent.
The index of Tiwi artists and their work (p.319), along with illustrations of Tiwi visual codes and symbols, is helpful for understanding Tiwi art, whether ceremonial body decoration, artefact embellishment or traditional storytelling illustration as bark 'paintings'.
On remote Melville Island she was taken into the multi-coloured ochre pits that for generations had supplied the pigments used in traditional paintings as well as for body decoration in preparation for sacred ceremonies.
Incidentally, the same term is used to describe the entire industry of body decoration, which includes tattoos and body piercings, branding, and body painting.
Adding 'Miss U' to the body decoration will be a fitting tribute which enables Chaudhary to keep on going, it seems.