Journal — earrings

From Otzi the Iceman to wood earrings - lend me your ear!

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One morning while threading my favorite pair of Common Texture wood earrings through the tiny hole in my ear I thought how amazing it was that the tradition of hanging jewellery from ones ear spans back over 5000 years, right back to the Egyptians and the uncovered Otzi the iceman, who was found with earrings. It got me thinking about my own ear piercing history.    A little (personal) earring history I remember nagging my parents every year to get my ears perforated and finally at age 14 they relented and Mum took me to the local pharmacy to experience...

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