The ancient tradition of neck elongation

Women have been wearing neck rings for over 1,000 years

Stars Insider

14/02/24 | StarsInsider

LIFESTYLE Body modification

The ancient tradition of neck elongation has been around for over 1,000 years. This form of body modification is still used to this day by some peoples in Asia and Africa, and doesn't seem to be going anywhere anytime soon. But where does the tradition come from, and why do women keep wearing coils around their necks?

In this gallery, we delve deep into the ancient tradition of neck elongation and bring you the story of those known as "giraffe women."

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