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Revised & Expanded: The Second Edition


The Piercing Bible is a 370-page reference book that contains a wealth of information for everyone with an interest in the topic. It provides a truly comprehensive view of the subject with concrete facts for people who are contemplating getting pierced, those who already have piercings, and the people who interact with them. There's plenty of tips for apprentices and piercers, too.

See below to learn more about what's inside. This complete overhaul includes essential medical and technical updates, as well as refreshed illustrations, diagrams, and jewelry photography, to reflect today's standards and best practices for safe, professional piercing. It is new, improved, and entirely modernized. 

Order your signed copy* of the second edition right now! (The only way to get a custom-inscribed copy is to see me in person.)

The cover price is $22.99, plus flat-rate shipping (in the United States ONLY):
 • Shipping costs $10.00 for up to two copies
 • Shipping costs $17.00  for 3-5 copies
 • International shipping is available! Please DO NOT use the order form below. Use the contact form to state your country and how many copies you wish to buy, and I will provide you with the total and payment instructions. 
Alternatively, you can order from Amazon and other sellers, but signed books are available here only.

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Because piercing breaks the skin, it is essential that you are accurately informed to help you make educated choices for effective healing and minimizing health risks. There IS a lot written about piercing on the web, but it is often contradictory, and sometimes downright wrong. Inaccurate information can be dangerous to your health.

The bulk of the book is practical advice for piercees and potential piercees. It includes detailed information on each specific piercing based on my extensive professional experience as of one of the most prominent body piercers in the industry. The book covers such topics as:

*How to find, evaluate, and select a qualified piercer
*Risk and dangers vs. myths and rumors--and how to minimize the real risks
*All about body jewelry--sizes, styles, materials, and quality
*How to clean and care for piercings, with alternative care options
*What to do if problems develop

I also offer helpful tips on living with piercings, including dealing with pregnancy and breastfeeding, concealing piercings, stretching and maintaining piercings, and sex and piercings, and much more. There's also a chapter on A Career in Professional Piercing. Anyone interested in becoming a piercer should definitely read The Piercing Bible! Medical professionals will find lots of practical information for dealing with pierced patients, whether treating complications or dealing with unrelated issues. There's some historical information about piercing as practiced in various cultures around the globe, too. 

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The First Edition



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Also available is my aftercare troubleshooting eBooklet, containing 87 pages of information on dealing with piercing problems and complications.


What My Happy Clients Say

Finally, a well-written book covering body piercing! This book is the BEST reference for piercer and piercee alike!


This is a great book for anyone that is interested in getting pierced or in knowing more about piercings. It's a good read as well and I actually couldn't stop reading it because I felt that there was just so much information to absorb. I would definitely recommend this book to everyone.


This book is simply excellent. It is well organized and very thorough. I am in the process of reading everything available on this subject and this is by far the best I have found. 

The information is presented in a professional manner (rare in this subject) and as a medical professional I can say that it is every bit as well written as any of the medical texts that I have to read.


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