Tusks are pieces of body jewelry that imitate animal tusks. Just like pinchers they donít have beads and are held in place with the help of rubber rings. Most people use them to create a wild and aggressive image, so tusks are quite popular within such subcultures as the Punk or the Goth one. Their size and thickness may vary so one can find a tusk that suits his or her piercing best. The shape and materials used are also very different. There are plastic and metal tusks, but also those made of mother of pearl or ivory in order for them to look more like real tusks.