Pantone Announces the 2023 Color of the Year

Body piercers, and nearly everyone else on earth who works in some form of the visual arts, such as clothing designers in the fashion industry and graphic designers, arrange their work around the Pantone Color Institute’s selected “color of the year.” To clarify what we mean, Pantone selects a color (color of the year) their […]

Holiday Shopping Guide for Body Jewelry

Body jewelry shopping for the holidays? Piercing studios see an increase in body jewelry sales around the time of gift giving holidays like Christmas and Valentine’s day. Of course professional piercings studios sell jewelry everyday, but in this article we’re referring specifically to the body jewelry one person buys as a gift for someone else. […]

Gold Belly Button Jewelry in Long Beach

By DestinyNew Flower Studio’s mission is to provide a unique experience for our clientele. One of the ways we achieve this is by actively ensuring our clients safety in ways that other studios may not. When it comes to a specific piercing, we use the unique features of the client’s anatomy to place the jewelry […]

John Johnson presents at NEHA 2022

Shortly after the Association of Professional Piercers‘ 2022 conference in Las Vegas, APP member John Johnson traveled to Spokane, Washington to represent the association’s Legislative and Regulatory Affairs Committee (LRAC) at the annual education conference hosted by the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA). APP members Matt Bavougian, Steve Joyner, and John Johnson each have positions […]

10 Years of Piercing in Long Beach

As we celebrate 10 years of piercing in Long Beach, California, we really celebrate this piercing journey that we’re on with so many wonderful people who have shared time and space with us. Below is only a small sample of images of the many people who’ve contributed to New Flower and some early images of […]

John Johnson Has Returned to Piercing Black Raven Tattoo in Torrance

After a 22 month pause in piercing services, we’re thrilled to announce that New Flower is once again offering body piercing services to adults 18+ at Black Raven Tattoo at 1313 Sartori Ave. in downtown Torrance. The COVID shutdowns that began in March of 2019 have kept our piercer John Johnson at New Flower Studio […]

Rest in Piece Dave Kelso

It seems too soon to restart the grieving process, but we must. On January 7th, 2022 the body piercing community lost yet another of its beloved members. Dave Kelso from Evolved Body Arts in Columbus passed away leaving us all shocked and saddened. Dave was a member of the Association of Professional Piercers volunteer staff […]

Tightening Body Jewelry

Tightening your threaded body jewelry is an important part of maintaining your piercings. At New Flower Studio in Long Beach, California we sell the internally threaded barbells commonly placed in navel piercings (belly button) and nipple piercings. Whether you’re wearing internally threaded barbells or the externally threaded style, tightening them regularly is necessary. Since the […]