pretty baby doesn't make a sound

this animation was my first foray into digital image manipulation..
it's 1.5meg.. so in the interests of bandwidth and delivery
i have decided to remove the link to it.
basically the core engulfs while the jewels spin and sparkle....
it's pretty.

across times and cultures women have used such diverse practices as intricately tattooing genitals, ritual scarification, piercing, depilation, nipple extension, breast stretching, foot binding, infibulation, and surgical implants to attain *beauty*
the core of this image is lifted from a televised liposuction operation.