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Kansas City Anti-Violence Project. Body adornment has only recently become a subject of serious scholarly research by archaeologistswho have been hampered in studying body piercing by a sparsity of primary sources. In some cases, jewellery had shell or mother-of-pearl pieces. Although the history of body piercing is obscured by popular misinformation and by a lack of scholarly reference, ample evidence exists to document that it has been practiced in various forms by both sexes since ancient times throughout the world. A fifteen-year analysis published inBody Piercing and Identity Constructionfound that public piercing served as a mechanism of both accelerated camaraderie and political communication, while private piercings served to enhance sexuality and contest heteronormativity. Spiral silver and Ammonite Earrings 3mm Spiral silver and Ammonite The late 20th century saw the blending of European design with oriental techniques such as Mokume-gane.