Belly chain

:"For the prisoner restraint, see Belly chain (restraint)."

A belly chain is a type of body jewelry worn around the waist. [ [ Jewelry Glossary 1 -] ] [ [ The ABC's of Jewelry; A Complete Glossary] ,] Some belly chains attach to a navel piercing; these are also called "pierced belly chains".


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