Pantone Selects “Very Peri” as the 2022 Color of the Year

The Pantone website says this, “Displaying a carefree confidence and a daring curiosity that animates our creative spirit, inquisitive and intriguing Very Peri helps us to embrace this altered landscape of possibilities, opening us up to a new vision as we rewrite our lives. Rekindling gratitude for some of the qualities that blue represents complemented by […]

Constellation Piercings

Using the term “constellation” to refer to a set of piercings is not exactly new. Not too long ago the catch phrase “curated ear” was being used by piercing clients to describe custom piercing projects to accommodate the client’s unique anatomy. The thing is, this is normal practice for any piercer, we’ve always worked with […]

January’s Gemstone

January’s GemstoneGarnet has been the gemstone for the month of January since the 15th century. It is also the zodiac birthstone for Capricorn and Aquarius. Its name derives from the Greek word “granatum,” which means pomegranate seed. It was added to the list of birthstones by the National Association of Jewelers in 1912.  Image by […]

Curated Piecings

cu·rate /kyo͝oˈrāt,ˈkyo͝oˌrāt/ verb “select, organize, and present (online content, merchandise, information, etc.), typically using professional or expert knowledge.“ The internet has made the world much smaller. Social media has created the ability for trends (and often misinformation) to spread at nearly the speed of light. This is how a lot of piercing ideas become popular. […]

How Wounds Heal 101

As soon as you receive an injury your immune system gets to work. Your body is naturally programmed to heal itself and even though piercings are voluntary and even intentional, they’re still wounds. Healing a piercing isn’t much different than most other wounds. While the bleeding we see when healing a piercing can range from […]

The Daith Piercing Myth 

If you follow blogs or subscribe to any online news sources that are likely to deliver content that may be related to body art, you’ve likely seen Daith piercings in the last few years. Daith is pronounced “doth.”  A story reappears online every once in a while alleging this piercing is a cure for migraine […]

Do You Need to Remove Your Jewelry for a Short Time?

At certain times of the year, like winter and summer holidays, we have a lot of clients who take their jewelry out when visiting family (or other similar situations.)  If you’re not experienced with removing and reinserting your jewelry you may need a little help.  We suggest never going without jewelry in your piercing when […]