a necklace, piece of jewelry, or choker that is usually worn around the neck and is symbolic of the wearer’s relationship with BDSM. Frequently denotes ownership. May be given from one partner to another to represent meaning in their dynamic / relationship, or given to one’s self. Can be made of leather, various metals, or other materials.
Common Practices & Experiences
- Talking with one’s partner about the meaning that a collar could have to you, and agreeing on what it symbolizes before shopping for one.
- Incorporating the putting on and taking off of a collar into one’s rituals, either for day-to-day life or for specific scenes.
Tulip is single but wears a collar to bed every day to represent their submissive identity.