Human branding or stigmatizing is the process by which a mark, usually a symbol or ornamental pattern, is burned into the skin of a living person, with the intention that the resulting scar makes it permanent. It therefore uses the physical techniques of livestock branding on a human, either with consent as a form of body modification. Skillfully crafted from fine silver, the branding tool in the erga mercifully left a small clear impression that soon healed, unlike the deep scar left by the crude heavy irons used on men and animals. performance piece in solidarity with the ongoing animal holocaust. Breast ironing, also known as breast flattening, is the pounding and massaging of a pubescent girls breasts, using hard or heated objects, to try to make them stop developing or disappear. The practice is typically performed by a close female figure to the victim, traditionally fulfilled by a mother, grandmother, aunt, or female guardian who will say she is trying to protect the girl from. In 1547 the statute of vagabonds ruled that vagabonds, gipsies and brawlers were ordered to be branded, the first two with a large v on the breast. Slaves too who ran away were branded with s on cheek or forehead. The mark of property to the human body was symbolic of disgrace, and to tell anyone apart in crowd of civilians. The event was always public, and the damage committed during the crime marked on a sign. This bloody ritual was used by many peoples since the ancient times.