Frequently Asked Questions and things…

Q – “How old do you need to be to get a piercing or tattoo?”

A –Here’s the deal…

If you are under the age of 18, you MUST have a documented CUSTODIAL PARENT or LEGAL GUARDIAN present.*

-Under California State Law, the parent/guardian must present a valid state or federal ID, as well as a copy of the original Birth Certificate for the minor in question (regardless of physical resemblance, matching residential addresses, etc) each time the minor in question wishes to be pierced* (Acceptable parental I.D. examples are: State Driver’s License, State I.D. Card, Military I.D., or Passport.)

-For any piercing other than ear lobes, the minor must also be able to present a valid photo ID (school ID, state ID, etc).

**Children must be at least 5 years old to receive ear piercings.**

**You absolutely MUST be 18 or older to receive dermal anchors/surface piercings, tongue, nipple or genital piercings! No exceptions.**

**You MUST be 15 or older to receive dermal, surface, or navel piercings! No exceptions**

**No one under the age of 18 may be tattooed, under any circumstances, ever.**

Q – “How much are your piercings?”

A – They range from $15-$50, depending on what you’re getting pierced. Please refer to our Price List for details.

Q – “How much do your tattoos start at?”

A – The shop minimum is $100. No negotiations. No low-balling. No. Stop it.

Q – “Do I need to make an appointment to get a piercing?”

A – No, all piercing procedures are first come, first serve.

Q – “So I can just come in and get pierced?”

A –  Yep, piercings are all first come, first serve.

Q – “I’m 10 minutes away, can I put my name down?”

A – No, sorry we pierce on a first come first serve basis. Rawr.

Q – “Are you going to be busy in about 2 hours?”

A – No idea, we fired our fortune teller. Just come in when you have the opportunity, the shop hours are 12-7pm Sun-Thurs, 12-8pm Fri&Sat.

Q – “Do you sell gauges?”

A – Technically, no. We sell jewelry. ‘Gauge’ refers to the size of the wearing surface of jewelry. Learn the lingo and be the coolest of all your friends.

Q – “How do I go about getting a tattoo?”

A – The easiest thing to do would be to come into the shop. Otherwise, you can email industrialtattooandpiercing@gmail.com and schedule a consultation with one of the artists.

Q – “Why is your jewelry so expensive?”

A – It’s really not for what you’re getting. We are very conscientious about the jewelry we sell and pierce with. We do NOT sell costume jewelry.

Q – “If I bring in my own jewelry, will you pierce me with it?”

A – If you have already purchased the jewelry elsewhere, then you may bring it in for our consideration, however we will ONLY pierce with jewelry that is INTERNALLY THREADED and considered implantable grade by APP standards.

Q – “What do you recommend I do to take care of my piercing/tattoo?”

A – Check out this awesome thang we whipped up for you. Its actually the same information that we provide to freshly pierced and tattooed folk.