Sheyla

By Sheyla

LifeBuzz Staff

The REAL Meaning Behind Septum Piercings Is Totally Badass.

Throughout history both men and women have used jewelry not just as a way to decorate themselves but also as a status symbol. One example is the modern practice of wearing a band on the left ring to signify the person is married while small pearls in Victorian England represented tears of mourning.

Today, most people simply wear a pair of earrings or a bracelet without thinking the meaning behind it. India is a country rich in history and culture whose people are not shy when it comes to adorning themselves in intricately and lavish jewelry.

Their love for septum nose rings have certainly expanded outside this South Asian country. Some are committing to fully piercing their septum to don the semi-circular band while others are opting to just wear a temporary fake ring. If you are unsure about following this trend, we suggest you take a look at this stylish look.

Depending in the region, septum nose rings symbolize a woman being of age to marry.

Depending in the region, septum nose rings symbolize a woman being of age to marry.

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Septum nose rings are among the jewelry gifted by her family as security in India.

In other parts of the country, the septum nose ring represents the woman is married and off the market.

In other parts of the country, the septum nose ring represents the woman is married and off the market.

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Piercing the nose here hurts. Although the pain is more or less the same as piercing the nostril. The pain is fast, sharp, and you will tear up.

Just like regular piercings, you have to leave the horseshoe style ring on for at least six to eight weeks.

Just like regular piercings, you have to leave the horseshoe style ring on for at least six to eight weeks.

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