Browsing Archive: April, 2011

Leaving today at 5:00pm

Posted by John Johnson on Friday, April 29, 2011,
There will be no piercing services today after 5:00pm.  One of my great clients gave me tickets for boxing.  I'll be back to normal hours tomorrow (Saturday 4 / 30).  Remember there's currently no piercing on Sundays or Mondays.  My client Anthony Stevenson came in today with a copy of his science fiction novel "Morningstar" which is now available in Kindle.  Anthony is an awesome guy and if you have a Kindle and read sci-fi I'm sure you'll love his book.

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"Custom Jewelry"

Posted by John Johnson on Tuesday, April 26, 2011,
I never want to sound negative, so I'll see the positive in this.  There's some things to learn from this client's experience in a Los Angeles studio. Surface piercings like this nape can be difficult to heal for a few good reasons.  This man came in to have his jewelry removed so he could abandon the piercing.  He said his piercer made him a "custom" piece of jewelry.  What I think is more realistic is they didn't have surface barbells made for this type of piercing, but they didn't want to ...
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Strange Sex

Posted by John Johnson on Tuesday, April 26, 2011,
Watch Master Piercer Elayne Angel on TLC's tv show "Strange Sex" this next Sunday at 5/8pm.  Genital piercings are very very popular and if it's something you're interested in you should watch!

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Another busy day at the studio.

Posted by John Johnson on Sunday, April 24, 2011,
sold more gold today!  this time a ring for an ear and a ring for a nostril.  the economy must be better I guess.  Pierced a navel with onyx set in titanium prongs, looked so good on her.  don't forget we don't pierce on Sundays and Mondays in Long Beach.  Go ahead and use the appointment function on the home page if you want to schedule something for next tuesday thru saturday.

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Summer's almost here.

Posted by John Johnson on Friday, April 22, 2011,
What a great Friday here at the shop.  A lot of people are going to be disappointed...the white gold navel curve with the heart shaped cz sold today for only $200.  If you're looking for gold for any of your piercings come in and see what I have in stock. I can also special order a piece for you. 

Also, I'm tracking a lot of data about what my clients are buying and in the last couple weeks I've sold mostly nostril jewelry and I'm not surprised that cz (cubic zirconia) is not as popular as us...
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John Johnson John Johnson is a business member, committee member, and board member of the Association of Professional Piercers. He pierces full time at New Flower Studio in Long Beach, CA. This is his piercing blog for him and his studio. Enjoy!