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Ashley Olson has a single-point piercing done by Roy Ramirez in the center of her chest along her clavicle. Grand Forks Herald photo by John Stennes

Piercings, body modifications go to next extreme

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By Jasmine Maki / Grand Forks Herald

AND FORKS, N.D. -- Whether it’s the location, number or type, piercings are becoming more intense with the years. It’s evolved from simple ear piercings to nose and navel piercings, to various facial piercings.


In general, piercings are becoming more socially acceptable as well, said Samuel Cory, head artist and shop manager of Daktyl Tattoo Gallery in Grand Forks.

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