Identification: No matter your age, you MUST have a valid ID in order to get a piercing.
Age: 18 and over for piercing. Minors must be accompanied by a parent. We require a copy of your valid photo ID. For minors we require the minors ID along with birth certificate and parent’s ID. We reserve the right to refuse any piercing, and will not do any piercings on minors that are considered to be genital piercings. NO EXCEPTIONS.
Body Jewelry Quality: We only pierce with jewelry that is implant-grade and matches the minimum jewelry standard requirements of the APP (Association of Professional Piercers www.safepiercing.org). We do not allow outside jewelry for fresh piercings. This is for your safety!!!
In technical terms, this means that we will only use:
- Surgical Implant Stainless Steel, CrNMo 316LVM, ASTM F-138 (American Society for Testing and Materials). Standard Specification for Wrought 18 Chromium-14 Nickel-25 Molybdenum Stainless Steel Bar and Wire for Surgical Implants (UNS S31673) www.astm.org
- Surgical Implant grades of Titanium, including Ti6A4V ELI, ASTM F-136 (American Society for Testing and Materials). www.astm.org
- Solid 14 karat or higher white or yellow nickel-free gold.