Industrial piercing is nowadays becoming very popular among the youngsters throughout the world and especially in western countries. It is also known as- Crossbow piercing (in Canada), Construction piercing (in Alaska), Scaffold piercing (in the UK and Australia), and Transversal piercing (in Brazil).
In this kind of piercing, usually two holes are made in the upper ear cartilage- one quite close to the head while the second one is further downward the cartilage; these two holes are connected with a beautiful jewelry. If you become interested to industrial piercing, you can definitely have this kind of piercing- you can get one or more piercing in your ear or ears, according to your choice. Before having this kind of piercing, you should properly learn the ins and outs of it- like you should properly know about the risks, healing and aftercare, precautions and so on. Besides, it is wise to choose a good jewelry for your piercing as well.
Industrial piercing is a simple type of piercing to perform- there are no severe dangers of industrial piercing like tongue piercing. You need not be afraid of being the victim of any severe injury from it. You may overhear a rumor that if the piercing is not properly done, you may become blind- it is nothing but a myth. So, in order to have industrial piercing, you need to take the general precautions that you need to take for the other kinds of piercing, no special precaution is needed.
About the healing process, industrial piercing generally takes six to twelve months to be completely healed.
Now, after making the final decision of having industrial piercing, at first you need to find out a good, skilled and experienced piercer at your locality. You can ask any friend or relative, who has had an industrial piercing recently or you can search for the newspaper or online- make a list of several parlors from these sources, and then find out the best one for you by considering several issues like experience of the piercer on industrial piercing, safety of the parlor, costing and so on. It is better to physically visit the parlors and ask the staff for your queries, see their records and feedback, inspect the sterilization process and other relative necessary things; you can even talk to the piercer directly.
After selecting the parlor that suits you best, go for your piercing and during piercing process be conscious about several issues like the piercer is cleaning everything properly - the tools, their hands and the part of your body that is going to be pierced. In case of this type of piercing, be sure about the angels of the holes that you like their positions before the piercer creates those.
After the holes are made, be sure to aftercare the wounds properly until they are completely healed. You should maintain the following issues-
The next important issue is selecting a good jewelry that is made of a safe metal. Jewelry made of titanium and surgical steel are the best for using and especially until the wounds are completely healed. After the wounds are properly healed, you can use the jewelry made of gold or silver. Nonetheless, it is wise to consult with your physician before using a particular metal to be sure that you are not allergic to that metal. Besides, be certain to use the proper size of your industrial piercing jewelry.
The costing of getting industrial piercing is not too much to afford. It generally costs around $40-$90 USD.
These are almost all the necessary issues regarding industrial piercing. If you like to keep yourself up-to-date with latest fashion and find industrial piercing as an attractive trend, you can go for industrial piercing. This variety of body piercing is a new and modified one unlike other ancient varieties and being increasingly popular with time.