body jewelry

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body jewelry

Any adornment placed through and attached to a body part, e.g., belly or nipple rings, nose studs, or tongue bars.

CAUTION!

Foreign objects placed in body parts may interfere with radiological imaging or invasive procedures or may conduct electricity during surgery. The body jewelry, as well as rings, necklaces, eyeglasses or lenses, and dentures, may have to be removed before surgery for the patient's safety.
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As well as offering piercing and tattoo services, the studio is also home to one of the biggest collections of body piercing jewellery in Europe, as well as clothing and accessories and other tit-bits.