African Princess

African Princess

How it is performed Body & face modification is performed in various ways depending on the purpose and tribe. A sharp object (sometimes a stone or coconut shell) was pressed and dragged across the flesh in patterns and designs leaving behind cuts, then some dark pigment such as charcoal or other acerbic plant juice were rubbed into the wound to are permanent blisters, others use fish hooks to pull the skin and then slice it with a sharp object. Once the wound is inflicted they were further inflamed by rubbing ash and other substances into it, these cuts when healed form heavy raised scars known as Keloids. These scars have a have a historical and cultural significance. Scarifying women. Although most women would do anything including facing plastic surgeons knife to remove or conceal scars on their faces, in some African countries many women looked at these facial scares as marks of beauty and family pride. In some tribes whenever a woman gave birth to a son, a small mark was put on her face. Scarifying especially on the stomach was a sign of fertility and willingness too bear children. People believed if a woman was capable of enduring the scarring pain then she was all geared up for the childbirth pains. it was also desirable quality in a future wife, and welcoming gesture from girl to woman-hood. Men found them attractive and they claim raised scars stay sensitive for many years and give erotic sensation in both men and women when touched or stroked.

Available in brushed aluminum
Dimensions: 40"x40"

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African Princess

How it is performed Body & face modification is performed in various ways depending on the purpose and tribe. A sharp object (sometimes a stone or coconut shell) was pressed and dragged across the flesh in patterns and designs leaving behind cuts, then some dark pigment such as charcoal or other acerbic plant juice were rubbed into the wound to are permanent blisters, others use fish hooks to pull the skin and then slice it with a sharp object. Once the wound is inflicted they were further inflamed by rubbing ash and other substances into it, these cuts when healed form heavy raised scars known as Keloids. These scars have a have a historical and cultural significance. Scarifying women. Although most women would do anything including facing plastic surgeons knife to remove or conceal scars on their faces, in some African countries many women looked at these facial scares as marks of beauty and family pride. In some tribes whenever a woman gave birth to a son, a small mark was put on her face. Scarifying especially on the stomach was a sign of fertility and willingness too bear children. People believed if a woman was capable of enduring the scarring pain then she was all geared up for the childbirth pains. it was also desirable quality in a future wife, and welcoming gesture from girl to woman-hood. Men found them attractive and they claim raised scars stay sensitive for many years and give erotic sensation in both men and women when touched or stroked.

Available in brushed aluminum
Dimensions: 40"x40"

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