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Revised & Expanded: The Second Edition

The Piercing Bible, Revised and Expanded, contains a complete overhaul of the original text. It 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!

Pre-order your signed (customized) copy of the second edition NOW! For a limited time. Once the book is released (June 1, 2021), customized signed copies will NOT be available online. Books with a signature will be available here, but no personalized inscriptions. Books will ship after the June 1, 2021 release date. 

The book's cover price is $21.99, plus flat-rate shipping (in the United States ONLY):
 • $10.00 for up to two copies
 • $17.00  for 3-5 copies
 • International shipping: DO NOT ORDER BELOW. Use the contact form to receive a quote. Please state the country and how many copies you wish to buy and I will provide you with the correct total and payment instructions.

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Wholesale books are also available. Visit this page for more information!
eBooks and unsigned paperback books are also available for pre-sale on Amazon.

Stickers!

Wings logo stickers are available for the first time since Rings of Desire was in business. That was my New Orleans studio, which closed after Hurricane Katrina. So it has been a long time!
Currently available only with book purchase (no additional shipping costs). Three different options to choose from.


Sticker 1: Circular, 3" in diameter, with purple wings logo on a black background with white starburst and "Elayne Angel" at the top. $3.00 each.
Sticker 2: Die-cut (shaped) 3" x 2.5" purple wings logo on a white background $3.00 each.
Sticker 3: Circular, 3" in diameter, with purple wings logo on a black background with hologram starburst (photos can never do justice to the cool colors!) and "Elayne Angel" at the top. $4.00 each
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The First Edition
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The Piercing Bible contains a wealth of information for everyone with an interest in the subject. 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.

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.

Get a personally autographed copy of The Piercing Bible (first edition):
(The link takes you offsite to Infinite Body Piercing to purchase this version of the book.)

Buy The Book

$20.00 plus shipping. International shipping is also available.
Questions about ordering? Email [email protected] for information.

Unsigned copies can be purchased on Amazon:

ALSO AVAILABLE as an eBook for Kindle, or other eReaders from eBooks.com.

Find The Piercing Bible in a library.

For information on bulk purchasing of The Piercing Bible at wholesale cost, contact the publisher, Penguin Random House, directly: 866.761.6685 and request a “special markets” order for a lower book minimum. They will want the book's ISBN number: 978-1-58091-193-1

Read book reviews of The Piercing Bible.

See the Table of Contents.

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!

P.K.

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.

P.S.

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.

G.D.

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