Piercings at The Piercing Shop stores

EYEBROW PIERCING From $30

An eyebrow piercing is a vertical or horizontal surface piercing at the outer edge of the eyebrow. We can pierce with your choice of a banana bar or B.C.R (Ball closure ring). The eyebrow piercing takes anywhere from 2 to 6 months to heal. Once this piercing has healed there is a range of jewellery to choose from to update your style. Available online or instore.

ANTI-EYEBROW PIERCING From $30

The ‘Anti- Eyebrow’ piercing is a piercing underneath the eye known either as an anti-eyebrow or teardrop piercing. This is a horizontal or vertical piercing with your choice of placement. We pierce this with a banana bar. The Anti-eyebrow piercing takes anywhere from 2 to 6 months for healing. Once this piercing has healed there is a range of jewellery to choose from to update your style, Available online or instore.

BRIDGE PIERCING From $30

The ‘Bridge’ piercing is a kind of nose piercing that is situated on the bridge (top part) of the nose. We pierce this with a banana bar. Although it may look that it damages bone and cartilage, it does not. The jewellery is placed just on the surface of the bridge. The bridge piercing takes anywhere from 4 to 6 months to heal. Once healed there is a range of jewellery available for you, to update your style. Available online or instore.

EAR LOBE PIERCING From $12 ea

This may be the first piercing you have as a child or even a teenager. It is simple and elegant. In some cultures it is even a part of the tradition.There are 2 ways that you can have this pierced; firstly with a stud and a piercing gun, secondly with a needle and a labret bar or B.C.R (ball closure ring). For either option we have a large range of jewellery for you to choose from for your initial piercing. Healing time is generally 4 to 6 weeks. Once this piercing has healed there is a large range of jewellery to choose from to update your style, available online or instore.

CONCH PIERCING From $30

The ‘Conch’ piercing is located at the center of the ear, the cup-shaped area adjacent to the ear canal. We initially pierce this with a labret bar and once the piercing has healed you can put a ring into your conch and transform it to an ‘Orbital’. The Conch piercing takes anywhere from 9 to 12 months and sometimes up to 18 months to heal. Once healed there is a range of jewellery available for you, to update your style. Available online or instore.

INDUSTRIAL PIERCING From $30

The ‘Industrial’ piercing is a barbell that runs from one side of your ear to the other (using the folds of the ear to dictate where the best placement should be). We pierce this with a barbell. The Industrial piercing takes anywhere from 9 to 12 months and sometimes up to 18 months to heal. Once healed there is a range of jewellery available for you to update you style, available online or instore.

TRAGUS PIERCING From $30

The ‘Tragus’ piercing is the small triangular shaped cartilage flap which is located outside the ear canal and on the edge of the face. We initially pierce this with a ring (for healing). The Tragus piercing takes anywhere from 9 to 12 months and sometimes up to 18 months to heal. Once healed there is a range of jewellery available.

ANTI-TRAGUS PIERCING From $30

An ‘Anti-Tragus’ piercing is a piercing which passes through the protruding piece of cartilage across from the tragus, above the earlobe. We pierce this with your choice of a ring or a banana bar. The Anti-Tragus piercing takes anywhere from 9 to 12 months and sometimes up to 18 months to heal. Once healed there is a range of jewellery available for you, to update your style. Available online or instore.

ROOK PIERCING From $30

The ‘Rook’ is on the cartilage fold on the upper inner ear. We can pierce this with your choice of a banana bar or a B.C.R (ball closure ring). The Rook piercing takes anywhere from 9 to 12 months and sometimes up to 18 months to heal. Once healed there is a range of jewellery available for you, to update your style. Available online or instore.

SNUG PIERCING From $30

The ‘snug’ is the part of the middle ear located a bit above the anti-tragus. A piercing placed on this part of the ear is therefore dubbed a snug piercing. The piercing goes somewhere along the ridge created by the antihelix and the antihelical fold. This is generally pierced with a banana bar. The Snug piercing takes anywhere from 9 to 12 months and sometimes up to 18 months to heal. Once healed there is a range of jewellery available for you, to update your style. Available online or instore.

DAITH PIERCING From $30

The ‘Daith’ piercing is the innermost fold of cartilage in the ear canal. We pierce this with a B.C.R (ball closure ring) or a heart. The Daith piercing is said to be one that can help with the pain and discomfort caused by headaches and migraines. The Daith piercing takes anywhere from 9 to 12 months and sometimes up to 18 months to heal. Once healed there is a range of jewellery available for you, to update your style. Available online or instore.

HELIX PIERCING From $30

The ‘Helix’ piercing (top of the ear) is a piercing done at the top part of the ear. There are 2 ways that you can have this pierced; firstly with a stud and a piercing gun, secondly with a needle and a labret or B.C.R (ball closure ring). For either option we have a large range of jewellery for you to choose from for your initial piercing. The Helix piercing takes anywhere from 9 to 12 months and sometimes up to 18 months to heal. Once healed there is a range of jewellery available for you, to update your style. Available online or instore.

FORWARD HELIX From $30

The ‘Forward Helix’ is a piercing done in the lower helix fold above the tragus. We pierce this with your choice of a labret bar or B.C.R (ball closure ring). The Forward Helix piercing takes anywhere from 9 to 12 months and sometimes up to 18 months to heal. Once healed there is a range of jewellery available for you, to update your style. Available online or instore.

NOSTRIL PIERCING From $30

Nostril (Nose) piercing is one of the most common types of piercing. The piercing can be done on either side of the nose and can be pierced with a stud or a ring. We have a large range for you to choose from for your initial piercing. The nose piercing can take anywhere from 2 to 6 months for healing. Once healed there is a range of jewellery available for you, to update your style. Available online or instore.

MULTIPLE NOSTRIL PIERCING From $30 ea

Multiple- 2 or more Nostril (nose) piercings, is a variation of nose piercing where 2 or more holes are created on the top crease of the nose. The piercings can be done on either side of the nose and can be pierced with a studs or rings or a combination of these. We have a large range for you to choose from for your initial piercing. It is perceived that this kind of nose piercing is more adventurous and bold and is becoming more popular as an alternative to the extremely popular singular Nose piercing. Since there are two or more holes created, placing them requires thought and a keen eye. The nose piercing can take anywhere from 2 to 6 months for healing. Once healed there is a range of jewellery available for you, to update your style. Available online or instore.

SEPTUM PIERCING From $30

The ‘Septum’ piercing is the most trendy type of piercing in the fashion industry. The septum piercing is placed under the hard cartilage of the nose called the “sweet spot” where there is no cartilage. It can be found in the gap between the bottom of the nose and the hard cartilage. This is generally pierced with a Circular Barbell (horseshoe) so that it can be worn out or flicked up the nose. The Septum piercing takes anywhere from 2 to 6 months for healing. Once healed there is a range of jewellery available for you, to update your style. Available online or instore.

LABRET LIP PIERCING From $30

The ‘Labret’ piercing is a lip piercing that is done under the lip and above the chin in the middle of the face. There are some variations on height and a choice of having it pierced with a labret bar or a B.C.R (ball closure ring). Initially there is larger jewellery inserted to allow for swelling. The larger jewellery can be downsized after a minimum of 2 weeks. Healing for a Labret piercing takes anywhere from 1½ to 4 months. Once healed there is a range of jewellery available for you, to update your style. Available online or instore.

VERTICAL LABRET PIERCING From $30

The ‘Vertical Labret’ piercing is a piercing where the lower ball would be in the same place where a normal labret piercing would be, which is just below the lip. The difference is that instead of passing through to the inside of the mouth, it goes straight up and comes out the centre at the top of the lower lip. With this type of piercing, you will be able to see both balls. We pierce this with a banana bar. Healing for a Vertical Labret is 1½ to 4 months. Once healed there is a range of jewellery available for you, to update your style. Available online or instore.

MEDUSA PIERCING From $30

This ‘Medusa’ piercing is a piercing done on the philtrum (dent) of the upper lip directly under the nose. Officially called a philtrum piercing. It is placed directly under the septum of the nose and it is crucial to get this piercing right since if placed in the wrong way, it can alter the face symmetry. We pierce the Medusa using a labret bar. Initially there is larger jewellery inserted to allow for swelling. The larger jewellery can be downsized after a minimum of 2 weeks. Healing for a Medusa piercing takes anywhere from 1½ to 4 months. Once healed there is a range of jewellery available for you, to update your style. Available online or instore.

JESTRUM PIERCING From $30

The “Jestrum” piercing is very similar to the vertical labret piercing but done on the opposite lip. It is placed in the philtrum (dent) of the upper lip, directly under the nose and it goes straight down and comes out in the centre of the top lip. With this type of piercing, you will be able to see both balls. We pierce this with a banana bar. Healing for a Jestrum piercing is 1½ to 4 months. Once healed there is a range of jewellery available for you, to update your style. Available online or instore.

BEAUTY SPOT PIERCING From $30

The “Beauty Spot” piercing is done on the top of the lip on either side depending on personal preference with your choice of placement. We pierce the beauty spot with a labret bar and initially there is longer piece of jewellery inserted to allow for swelling. The longer jewellery can be downsized after a minimum of 2 weeks. Healing for a Beauty Spot piercing takes anywhere from 1½ to 4 months. Once healed there is a range of jewellery available for you, to update your style. Available online or instore.

SIDE LIP PIERCING From $30

The “Side Lip” piercing is a singular lip piercing done on either side of the lip depending on personal preference with your choice of placement and a choice of having it pierced with a labret bar or a B.C.R (ball closure ring). Initially there is larger jewellery inserted to allow for swelling. The larger jewellery can be downsized after a minimum of 2 weeks. Healing for a Side Lip piercing takes anywhere from 1½ to 4 months. Once healed there is a range of jewellery available for you, to update your style. Available online or instore.

SNAKE BITES PIERCING From $60

The ‘Snake Bites’ piercing consists of two piercings evenly spaced on the left side and the right side of the lower lip. With your choice of having it pierced with labret bars or B.C.R’s (ball closure rings). Initially there will be larger jewellery inserted to allow for swelling. The larger jewellery can be downsized after a minimum of 2 weeks. Healing for Snake bite piercings takes anywhere from 1½ to 4 months. Once healed there is a range of jewellery available for you, to update your style. Available online or instore.

SPIDER BITES PIERCING From $60

The ‘Spider Bites’ Piercing or ‘Viper Bites’ Piercing is a pair of piercings that are close together on the same side on the bottom lip. With your choice of having it pierced with labret bars or B.C.R’s (ball closure rings). Initially there will be larger jewellery inserted to allow for swelling. The larger jewellery can be downsized after a minimum of 2 weeks. Healing for Snake bite piercings takes anywhere from 1½ to 4 months. Once healed there is a range of jewellery available for you, to update your style. Available online or instore.

ANGEL BITES PIERCING From $60

The ‘Angel Bites’ piercing is like the snake bites, but on the top lip instead of the lower lip. Initially we pierce this with a longer labret bar to allow for swelling. The larger jewellery can be downsized after a minimum of 2 weeks. Healing for the ‘Angel Bites’ piercing takes anywhere from 1½ to 4 months. Once healed there is a range of jewellery available for you, to update your style. Available online or instore.

CYBER BITES PIERCING From $60

The ‘Cyber Bites’ piercing is a combination of the Medusa and Labret piercings – one piercing done in the center just above the top and just below the bottom lip. There are some variations on height and a choice of having it pierced with a labret bar or a B.C.R (ball closure ring). Initially there is larger jewellery inserted to allow for swelling. The larger jewellery can be downsized after a minimum of 2 weeks. Healing for a Labret piercing takes anywhere from 1½ to 4 months. Once healed there is a range of jewellery available for you, to update your style. Available online or instore.

DOLPHIN BITES PIERCING From $60

The ‘Dolphin Bites’ piercing are two piercings centered on the lower lip,These are two lip piercings that are placed at the center of the lower lip or just below the lip. There are some variations on height and a choice of having it pierced with a labret bar or a B.C.R (ball closure ring). Initially there is larger jewellery inserted to allow for swelling. The larger jewellery can be downsized after a minimum of 2 weeks. Healing for the Dolphin bite piercings takes anywhere from 1½ to 4 months. Once healed there is a range of jewellery available for you, to update your style. Available online or instore.

CANINE BITES PIERCING From $120

The ‘Canine Bites’ piercing are single piercings done on both sides of both the upper and lower lips. Basically, a combination of the Angel Bite piercing and the Snake Bite piercings, totalling four piercings. There are some variations on height and a choice of having it pierced with a labret bar or a B.C.R (ball closure ring). Initially there is larger jewellery inserted to allow for swelling. The larger jewellery can be downsized after a minimum of 2 weeks. Healing for the Canine bite piercings takes anywhere from 1½ to 4 months. Once healed there is a range of jewellery available for you, to update your style. Available online or instore.

SHARK BITES PIERCING From $120

The ‘Shark Bites’ piercing is a pair of Spider Bite piercings – two sets of close together piercings done on both sides of the lower lip, totalling 4 piercings total just like the canine bites. There are some variations on height and a choice of having it pierced with a labret bar or a B.C.R (ball closure ring). Initially there is larger jewellery inserted to allow for swelling. The larger jewellery can be downsized after a minimum of 2 weeks. Healing for a Labret piercing takes anywhere from 1½ to 4 months. Once healed there is a range of jewellery available for you, to update your style. Available online or instore.

DAHLIA PIERCING From $30 ea

The ‘Dahlia’ piercing is done at the corners of the mouth. It’s more common to see this piercing done in pairs, though it doesn’t have to be. There are some variations on height and a choice of having it pierced with a labret bar or a B.C.R (ball closure ring). Initially there is larger jewellery inserted to allow for swelling. The larger jewellery can be downsized after a minimum of 2 weeks. Healing for a Labret piercing takes anywhere from 1½ to 4 months. Once healed there is a range of jewellery available for you, to update your style. Available online or instore.

TONGUE PIERCING From $30

The ‘Tongue’ piercing is done in the middle of the tongue(between the 2 tongue muscles). It is the most common and traditional placement for a tongue piercing. Initially we pierce this with a longer barbell. This longer barbell can be downsized after a minimum of 2 weeks. Healing for a tongue piercing takes anywhere from 2 to 4 weeks.. Once healed there is a range of jewellery available for you, to update your style. Available online or instore.

VENOM From $30 ea

The ‘Venom’ piercing is done on either side of the middle of the tongue. This piercing takes longer to heal than the normal Tongue piercing, because we are piercing through 2 muscles. Initially we pierce this with a longer barbells. These longer barbells can be downsized after a minimum of 2 weeks. Healing for Venoms takes anywhere from 4 to 6 weeks. Once healed there is a range of jewellery available for you, to update your style. Available online or instore.

SNAKE-EYE PIERCING From $30

The ‘Snake-Eye’ piercing is a unique style of tongue piercing placed horizontally across the tip of the tongue as opposed to venom piercing. Typically we pierce this with a banana bar. The jewellery can be changed after a minimum of 2 weeks. Healing for Snake-Eye piercing takes anywhere from 2 to 4 weeks. Once healed there is a range of jewellery available for you, to update your style. Available online or instore.

WEB PIERCING From $30

The ‘Web’ piercing (frenulum linguae piercing) is a piercing done through the frenulum (little stringy bit) underneath the tongue. Not everyone has a visible frenulum and those that don’t will need to think of a different piercing to get. Initially we pierce this with B.C.R (ball closure ring). The jewellery can be changed after a minimum of 2 weeks. Healing for the Web piercing takes anywhere from 2 to 4 weeks. Once healed there is a range of jewellery available for you, to update your style. Available online or instore.

SMILEY PIERCING From $30

The ‘Smiley’ piercing is done in the frenulum (little stringy bit) on the underside of the top lip. Initially we pierce this with B.C.R (ball closure ring) or a Circular (horseshoe). The jewellery can be changed after a minimum of 2 weeks. Healing for the Smiley piercing takes anywhere from 2 to 4 weeks. Once healed there is a range of jewellery available for you, to update your style. Available online or instore.

FROWNY PIERCING From $30

The ‘Frowny’ piercing is done in the frenulum (little stringy bit) on the underside of the bottom lip. Initially we pierce this with B.C.R (ball closure ring) or a Circular (horseshoe). The jewellery can be changed after a minimum of 2 weeks. Healing for the Frowny piercing takes anywhere from 2 to 4 weeks. Once healed there is a range of jewellery available for you, to update your style. Available online or instore.

NIPPLE PIERCING From $30 ea

The ‘Nipple’ piercing is an extremely popular piercing for both males and females. We have developed a technique that allows for those who suffer with flat or inverted nipples the luxury of having Nipples. We can pierce the Nipple with your choice of a Barbell or B.C.R (ball closure ring). The Nipple piercing takes anywhere from 4 to 6 months for healing. Once healed there is a range of jewellery available for you, to update your style. Available online or instore.

NAVEL PIERCING From $30

The ‘Navel’ piercing (also referred to as a belly button piercing) is a type of piercing located in or around the navel. We generally pierce the Navel with a banana bar and there is a large range of jewellery to choose from for the initial piercing. The Navel piercing takes anywhere from 6 to 12 months to heal, therefore we recommended that you get a nice piece of jewellery in from the start as we do not suggest that you change your piercing for at least 6 months. Once healed there is a range of jewellery available for you, to update your style. Available online or instore.

SURFACE PIERCING From $30

The ‘Surface’ Piercing is basically, any piercing that enters and exits the skin on the same surface eg; like an eyebrow piercing. The surface piercing is slightly longer than a normal piercing and we will often pierce the skin with PTFE (polytetrafluoroethylene). This is a flexible synthetic material which can be cut to any desired length. It can be sterilised up to 260 degrees and does not cause allergic reactions. The surface piercing goes under the skin rather than through it. You could pierce your Nape (back of neck), your collar bones or something as crazy as your forearm or thigh. Healing time varies with surface piercings, this depends on where your piercing is and how long it is. Once your piercing has healed you can trim up the PTFE and change balls to suit your mood. We have a range of jewellery available for you. Available online or instore.

DERMAL PIERCING From $50

The ‘Dermal’ piercing is also known as the ‘Microdermal’. They can be placed on most flat surfaces of the body. Dermal piercings are different from ordinary body piercings, in that ordinary piercings have an entry and exit point for the jewellery. Dermal piercings, only have one end of the jewellery emerging from the surface of the skin, the other end is embedded in the dermal layer of the skin. This gives the appearance of having small gems or balls that sit on the surface of the skin. This type of piercing is becoming popular nowadays because it can be placed on almost any flat surface in the body, allowing decoration of areas that are difficult to pierce with regular piercings. In addition, patterns can be made with multiple dermal piercings. Healing time varies with Dermal piercings, this will depend on where the piercing is situated. After about 2 months you can change the dermal jewel or ball if you choose. We have a range of jewellery available for you. Available online or instore.

FEMALE GENITAL R18 – VCH or HCH From $100

The ‘VHC’ or ‘HCH’ piercing vertical or horizontal clitorious hood piercing. To have either of these piercings performed you will need a consultation with our senior piercer. This is by appointment only. She will determine if this piercing is possible to perform on you. This piercing is only performed in our Hamilton store. Please make contact with the Hamilton store for further booking information.