Ethel Granger had the Guiness record for smallest waist in the world. She had quite the interesting life - her husband had a piercing fetish, hence her wearing facial piercings decades before they came into vogue.
Kayan women, Northern Thailand - known for the exquisite, incredible brass coils they wear around their necks. They are often called the "long necks" or the "giraffe women" by outsiders and can wear up to 25 coils, which many never take off.
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