Nose Rings

by Nasrina Parvin Khan

Usually nose rings are worn through a hole pierced in the nose. Generally there are three types of nose piercing: nostril piercing, septum piercing and bridge piercing across the top of the nose. But the most practiced and popular is nostril piercing.

Women always want to look gorgeous. They have a fascination for jewelry. It is said, " jewelry is the best friend of a woman". Today's fashion conscious women feel delighted when some one appreciates her style. They always want to create attraction and look stunning.
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Women's face is the center of the attraction of their body. So, they want to decorate their face with jewelry to enhance their glamour. In today's fashion the trendiest facial jewelry is nose ring.

Usually nose rings are worn through a hole pierced in the nose. Generally there are three types of nose piercing: nostril piercing, septum piercing and bridge piercing across the top of the nose. But the most practiced and popular is nostril piercing.

The most common part to wear a nose ring is the curve of the nostril. Usually it is worn through the left nostril.

Nose ring is one of the most traditional body-piercing jewelry

although it is new and radical to many Americans. Nose rings originated in Middle East and then made their appearance in the India with the Moguls. In the 16th century, it became very popular in India. Indian brides can be seen with heavy gold nose rings connected to heavy matching earrings with ornate chains in their marriages.

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Nose rings have a cultural significance and traditional values in many communities. Nose rings are signs of marriage for women in Muslim communities. In many Indian cultures, a nose ring worn by women in the left nostril is believed to make childbirth easier. Bones or bird feathers are worn through the enlarged septum piercing in many tribal communities.

This traditional body piercing jewelry gained popularity in Western world in the end of the 20th century among the youth women. But if we look back; we can see that nose rings were vanished from the fashion scenario of the Eastern world. Now with the popularity in the Western World, it makes it comeback in the Eastern World with a new look and style and creating a fashion statement.

Types of nose rings

There are many kinds of nose piercing jewelry, like - nose rings, nose studs and nose barbells. The original/traditional nose ornaments were not rings in true sense. They were tiny piece of flowery patterned jewelry with a thin stem, which pushed into the left nostril, and was held in place by a screw in the inside. Sometimes these were decorated with nice chains and pendants. Then, big round nose rings appeared in the scenario.

Traditional nose ornaments modified with the time and now get a modern, good look. Nose rings are most popular and hot favorite nose ornaments in latest fashion scenario. Small nose rings are very popular among the teen and college girls. It is no matter what is the material of the rings. It is usually made of metal such as gold, silver, platinum, surgical steel or titanium etc. It can be made of plastics also. Rings can be plain or set with stones. Gold, platinum rings set with diamonds or semi-precious stones are in the craze. Models, actresses or other celebrities prefer its. Diamond nose ring of Sania Mirza, a tennis player became the talk of the tinsel town in India. Now her style became the trend of Indian youth. But most college girls prefer to go for artificial nose rings, which has stylish beads.

If nose rings are popular fashion in the youth women, then nose studs and nose pins are finding their place among the much older women. Though it is a traditional wear for the Eastern World, but the Modern women in Western World are going for it. Hollywood actresses are also getting weak with diamond sparkling nose studs and creating a new fashion statement.

Spark of the diamond in the nostril creates a sophisticated, nice look. Who does not afford diamond they can try semi precious stone to get the spark. Flower designs are most popular for nose studs. It is never been out of fashion. Latest trend and designs for nose pins which available in the market are Moon, Star, Mango, Flower with gold bud, Seashell and Four Flame. With the older women today's youth also trying for these jewelries.

Those who are not want a pierce hole in their nose but want to follow the fashion; they can try for clip-on nose rings or studs. It looks like original.

So, women who are the latest fashion follower and want a crazy, trendy look, try for any of these nose ornaments. It will enhance your beauty and glamour and give you a stylish look.
 
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