Asian Hill Tribes
The Lahu and Karen-Padaung Tribes stretch their lobes and wear intricate jewelry in their multiple ear piercings because they believe that the ears are the most sacred part of the body. In present day, ear stretching is reserved for married women and seen as a sign of beauty.
Thereof, how do African tribes stretch their ears?
The Masai peoples would stretch their piercings by using larger and larger pieces of stone, wood, tusk, thorn and more recently, sometimes even film canisters. The older members of the tribe often had more stretched out piercings than younger members, since safe stretching can take many years.
Similarly, what culture started ear stretching?