Body Jewelry Update: for the Birds

by Lorna

 avian alternative fashion

Tomorrow is National Bird Day, and who knows more about celebrating birds than the modified?  Swallows, songbirds, chickens and more have all been common tattoo elements for almost a hundred years!  In the old days sailors would get tattooed with roosters, a superstitious emblem that they believed kept them safe at sea.  Swallows were also inked on many a seafarer, an honor given only to those who had traversed 5,000 miles worth of ocean.  In modern alternative art and fashion, the blue bird also holds a lofty place, adorning everything from clothing to decor, to sweet accessories like these:

 beautiful bird motif plugs and tapers

We can’t promise these beauties will keep your head above water, but they can definitely be your fashion life line.

by Lorna

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