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rec.arts.bodyart: Piercing FAQ 4B--Professional Piercers - United States - Alabama - California

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Archive-name: bodyart/piercing-faq/professional-resources/partB
Last-modified: May 01, 2000
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Summary: This posting contains information about body piercing. Anyone 
    interested in the subject and/or who wishes to read/post to 
    rec.arts.bodyart should read the Piercing FAQ first.

The rec.arts.bodyart Piercing FAQ is divided into 30 parts:

1--Introduction
2A--Jewelry Materials
2B--Jewelry Sizes & Designs
2C--Facial Piercings & Their Suggested Jewelry
2D--Body Piercings & Their Suggested Jewelry 
2E--Genital Piercings & Their Suggested Jewelry
3--Getting A New Piercing
4A--Professional Organizations, Piercing Instruction
4B--Professional Piercers - United States - Alabama - California
4C--Professional Piercers - United States - Colorado - Iowa
4D--Professional Piercers - United States - Kansas - Nevada
4E--Professional Piercers - United States - New Hampshire - North Dakota
4F--Professional Piercers - United States - Ohio - Pennsylvania
4G--Professional Piercers - United States - Rhode Island - Wyoming
4H--Professional Piercers - Canada
4I--Professional Piercers - Beyond N. America
4J--Professional Piercers - Beyond N. America Cont'd
5--Care Of New Piercings
6--The Healing Process & Healing Problems
7--Healed Piercings
8--Historical Information
9A--Resource List
9B--Resource List Cont'd
10A--Personal Experiences - Facial & Unisex Piercings
10B--Personal Experiences - Genital Piercings
10C--Personal Experiences - Genital Piercings Cont'd
10D--Personal Experiences - Genital Piercings Cont'd
11A--Jewelry Manufacturers
11B--Jewelry Manufacturers Cont'd
11C--Jewelry Manufacturers Cont'd

All texts written and (c) 2000 by Anne Greenblatt unless otherwise
noted.
Please see Part 1 of the FAQ for information regarding copyright and
dissemination of the FAQ.

Studios marked with an asterisk * also manufacturer/distribute body
jewelry.
Please see Part 11A - B for more information.


4B  PROFESSIONAL PIERCERS - UNITED STATES - ALABAMA - CALIFORNIA
    ============================================================

Alabama
=======

TATTOO JUNGLE, 3180-A Pelham Pkwy, Pelham
  (205) 663-8707
  Piercer / tattoo artist: Jessica
  
  
Alaska
======

BODY PIERCING UNLIMITED, 2408 C St., Anchorage, 99503
  (907) 279-1300
  Piercer / owner: Kevin McKinley (attendee of both Gauntlet Piercer 
  Training Seminars)
  Piercers: Hardt Sachs (attendee of the Gauntlet Piercer Training
  Seminars, Exotic Body Seminar, and Fakir Intensives); and Nicole
Perry 
  (apprenticed under Kevin)

BODY PIERCING UNLIMITED, 59 College Rd. Suite 203, Fairbanks, 99701
  (907)-458-RING
  Piercer / owner: Kevin McKinley (attendee of both Gauntlet Piercer
Training
  Seminars)
  Piercer / manager: Nikki Drummond (apprenticed under Hardt and Kevin)


Arizona
=======

BODY CREATIONS, 5008 W. Northern Ave., Ste. #7, Glendale, 85301-1570 
  Phoenix Metropolitan area
  (602) 934-9964
  http://www.exotic-piercing.com/locator.htm
  http://www.banet.com/1body/creations.htm
  piercing@dancris.com
  Piercers: Debbie Frederick (attendee of both Gauntlet Piercer
Training 
  Seminars), and Jerry Frederick (attendee of Gauntlet Basic Seminar),
both 
  members of the APP.
  Tue - Fri 12 - 7pm, Sat 12 - 5 pm  
  
G-NATION at OLD TOWN TATTOO STUDIO, 1905 East Grant Road, Tucson, 85719
  (520) 323-6966
  abrown@azstarnet.com
  Piercing exclusively at .
  Piercer: "Little Arni" Arnold Brown (formerly of Red Dragon, VA,
attendee 
  of Fakir Intensives)
  Mon - Fri 5 - 9pm, Sat 12 - 9pm
  
HALO PRECISION PIERCING LLC., 10 West Camelback, Phoenix, 85013
  (602) 230-0044
  Piercers: Glen and Kelsey (all formerly of HTC)
  
HALO PRECISION PIERCING LLC., 2807 East Speedway, Tucson, 85716
  (520) 795-8500
  Piercers: Glen and Kelsey (all formerly of HTC)
  
*HTC BODY ADORNMENT STUDIO*, 12416 N. 28th Drive #20, Phoenix, 85029
  (602) 942-8810
  http://www.navel.com/htc/
  htc@xroads.com
  Piercers: Jeff Goldblatt & Ralph Cook

*HTC BODY ADORNMENT STUDIO*, 808 South Ash, Tempe, 85281
  (602) 784-4460
  http://www.navel.com/htc/
  Piercers: Sandra Mendleson
  
PIERCING EAR TO THERE, 26 Brewery Gulch, Bisbee, 85603
  (520) 432-5151
  EartoThere@theriver.com
  Piercer: Bliss Frings (attendee of Gauntlet Piercer Training Seminars)
  12/98 Bliss has left the United States permanently to pierce in 
  Duesseldorf, Germany. More information will follow in the coming
months.

SEA-ROD PIERCING, 2616 N. Steves Blvd., Flagstaff, 86004
  (520) 526-9400
  SEAROD9400@aol.com
  Piercer / owner: Carrie Black (member of the APP; attendee of
Gauntlet 
  Piercer Training Seminar)
  Tue - Fri 11am - 7pm, Sat 9am - 5pm
  Major credit and debit cards, in-state checks


California
==========

ANUBIS WARPUS, 1525 Haight St., San Francisco, 94117
  (415) 431-2218
  
BEAR THUNDERFIRE, (206) 322-1288, 1-800-577-7468 (pin 255-4317)
  thnderfire@aol.com
  See also PIERCE INK, California
  Piercing and branding.

BLACK & BLUE TATTOO, 483 14th Street, San Francisco, 94103
  (415) 626-0770
  http://www.black-n-blue-tattoo.com/
  Piercer: Raelyn Gallina (see below)
  Sun 12 - 7pm
 
*BODY ADORNMENTS*, 1751 Dolliver, Pismo Beach, 93449
  (805) 773-8807
  Piercers: Gregorio Goss, Johanna

BODY EXOTIC, 957 W San Carlos Street, San Jose, 95126
  (408) 99-EXOTIC, (408) 993-9684
  http://www.bodyexotic.com/
  bil@bodyexotic.com
   Piercers: Bil Brierley (attendee if the Fakir Intensives); Phil
Manzanedo;
   Daniel Rodriguez; and Nick Aguilar
  
BODY MANIPULATIONS, 3234 16th Street, San Francisco, 94103
  (415) 621-0408
  Piercers: Vaughn (Paul Thorpe), Joey Wyman, Paul Stoll, Dawn Slaton
  Branding and scarification also available. All services on a walk-in
  basis; ritual body modification by appointment.
  Sun - Thu 12 - 7pm, Fri - Sat 12 - 8pm
  Manufacturer of basic jewelry designs as well as custom orders.
  
CLIFF CADAVER, 11628 1/2 Ventura Blvd., Studio City, 91604
  (818) 980-5994
  http://www.venturablvd.com/studio_city/SDC82731.html

CLASSIC TATTOO, 1710 W. Foothill Blvd., Upland, 91786
  (909) 949-7971
  Piercer: Jim Kearney
  
CLAW, 705 6th Ave, San Diego, (619) 239-3246
  Piercer: Eddie Castro
  Cash, check, charge
  
COLD STEEL AMERICA, 1783 Haight Street, San Francisco, 94114
  (415) 933-7233
  Piercers: Paul King (formerly of GAUNTLET)
  
COLD STEEL AMERICA, 2377 Market Street, San Francisco, 94114
  (415) 621-7233
  Piercers: Paul King (formerly of GAUNTLET)

KEN COYOTE, Santa Cruz, (831) 459-8582
  Trained by Fakir Musafar. Piercing in Santa Cruz and Santa Clara
counties 
  by appointment.  

CRYSTAL CROSS, Los Angeles
  primeval@pacificnet.net
  Branding, scarification, and Yakuza bead implants.
  By appointment only.
  Crystal is available for piercing at THIRTEEN B.C.
  
CURIOSA, 803 Pacific Ave., Santa Cruz, 95064
  (831) 423-3208 
  Piercers: Sharon
 
ERIC DAKOTA
  (831) 420-1318
  Piercer: Erik Dakota
  Piercing, branding, and cutting by appointment only.
  
DAKOTA STEEL, INC., please see ERIC DAKOTA

DARRIN'S EXOTIC BODY PIERCING, PO Box 6325, Concord, 94524
  (510) 685-4221
  dlwalt@ix.netcom.com
  Piercer: Darrin Walters (member of the APP)
                              
DR. JEFE'S, 4944 Newport Ave., San Diego
  (619) 233-1771
  Piercers: Jeff Fagin (owner; attendee of The Exotic Body Seminars);
and 
  Todd.
  
*THE EXOTIC BODY*, 1219 19th Street, Sacramento, 95815
  Office: 2804 T Street, Sacramento, 95815
  1-800-411-OUCH (6824), Fax (916) 455-8239
  mike@exoticbody.com
  http://www.exoticbody.com  
  Piercer: Michael Hare
  Branding and scarification available.
  Daily 12 - 9pm
  
FAKIR MUSAFAR, c/o Insight Books, P.O. Box 2575, Menlo Park, 94026
  (415) 324-0543

*FUTURE PRIMITIVES*, PO Box 14102, San Francisco, 94114
  (415) 351-1444
  Piercer: Karen Hurt (formerly of Gauntlet)
  
RAELYN GALLINA, Box 20034, Oakland, 94620, (510) 655-2855
  See also BLACK & BLUE TATTOO, CA
  
*GAUNTLET* (retail), 2377 Market St., San Francisco, 94114
*GAUNTLET* (retail), 8722 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, 90069
  12/98 Gauntlet has closed.
  
GOLD COAST TATTOO, 616 Lighthouse Avenue, Monterey  
  (831) 642-9404
  Piercers: Margi, Janessa
  Apprentice: Vanessa
  Tue-Fri 5:30-9:00, Sat 12-9:00, Sun 12-6:00
  
GOTTSI', 6601 Telegraph Ave., Oakland / Berkeley  
  (510) 652-2897
  http://www.gottsi.com
  alan@gottsi.com
  Tue - Sun 12 - 7pm

HTC / SOMATIC BODY PIERCING, 3416 E. Broadway Avenue Suite B, 
  Long Beach, 90814
  (562) 438-6406
  http://www.navel.com/htc/
  Piercer: Ericka Smicenski, and Tricia Isralian

*INDUSTRIAL STRENGTH*, 1945 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Berkeley
  (510) 644-0968
  Strength@transbay.net
  http://www.isbodyjewelry.com

L.A. TATTOO, 6700 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, 90028-4605
  (213) 463-3919
  Piercer: Baba
  
LEATHER MASTERS, 969 Park Ave., San Jose, 95126
  (408) 293-7660
  http://www.leathermasters.com/
  Piercer: Todd
 
LOOPS AND PIERCES, 1066 4th Street, Santa Rosa
  (707) 546-8809
  Piercer: Neil Epsenship and Solomon
  
MASTODON BODY PIERCING, 4638 Mission Blvd., San Diego, 92109
  (619) 272-1188, 1-800-7-GET PIERCED
  http://www.mastodonbody.com
  mast@inetworld.net
  Piercers: Gahdi Elias ("Senior Piercer" and President of APP), 
  Corey Lolley ("Head Piercer with advanced training"),
  Casey Fife (formerly of Koi Body Piercing, Utah), all members of the
APP
  Branding and scarification services available. Showroom filled with 
  artifacts from around the world.
  7 days, Mon - Thu 12 - 6pm, Fri - Sat 12 - 9pm, Sun 12 - 7pm
  
NEW CREATION DERMAGRAPHIC STUDIO, 631 Flume Street, Chico, 95928
  (916) 898-TATS (8287)
  ronita@sunset.net
  http://www.newcreation.com
  Piercer / owner: Ronita Yvarra
  Tue - Thu 12 - 6pm, Fri - Sat 12 - 8pm

NOMADS OF THE DAWN BODY ADORNMENT (formerly NOMAD),
  1808 McAllister Street, San Francisco, 94117
  Between Baker and Lyon
  (415) 563-7771
  http://www.360d.com/NOMAD-/
  Piercers: Kristian, Eric, Chuck
  Daily 12-6pm
  Specializing in ethnic and tribal jewelry.
  
OBSCURITIES, 1218 State Street, Santa Barbara, 93101
  (805) 965-2232
  xeon@silcom.com
  Piercers: Xeon, Todd Murray
  By appointment only. Branding available.

PAISLEY HOUSE HAIR SALON, 86 E. Campbell Ave., Campbell, (408) 379-8892
  Piercer: Angel
  Piercings done with guns and needles; above waist piercing only.
  
PIERCE, INK, formerly VOODOO THERAPY, 325 S. First Street, Suite D, 
  San Jose, 95113, at the rear of the Dohrmann Building, first floor
  (408) 280-6699
  thnderfire@aol.com
  Staff: Sharrin Spector (co-owner, first week of month);
  Bear Thunderfire (co-owner, third week of month);
  "Choto" McKillen; Melissa Christensen (manager)
  Piercing, tattooing, branding, scarification, custom fangs.
  Appointments welcome but not necessary.
  Sun 1 - 8pm; Mon - Wed 1 - 9pm; Thu - Sat 1 - 11pm

PIERCING EXQUISITE, PO Box 8253, Foster City, CA 94404
  (650) 578-1618
  http://www.piercingexquisite.com
  info@piercingexquisite.com
  Piercer / owner: Anne Greenblatt
  By appointment only.

PRECISION BODY PIERCING, 4233 Telegraph Ave., Oakland, 94609
  (510) 547-7751
  http://www.ccsd.com/~casey/
  Piercer: Casey Cummings
  Tues - Sat 12 - 8pm, Sun 12 - 5pm

PRIMEVAL BODY, 4647 Russell Ave., Los Angeles 90027
  Manager: Darryl Carlton
  Senior piercers: Crystal Cross, Mic Rawls
  Piercers: Rick Oehler
  Apprentice: Jayson Marston, Nema Enrique, Nadja Sweiilem
  PRIMEVAL BODY closed 4/98; Crystal Cross now works at THIRTEEN B.C.
 
PUNCTURE BODY PIERCING, 2176 Foothill Blvd. E, Upland, 91786
  (909) 981-2877
  puncture@puncture.com
  http://www.puncture.com
  Piercers: Bryan Belt, Lee Turner, John Durante (formerly of PRIMAL
ART, 
  Texas)
   
ROCKET 3 / 41 Exotic Metal Works, Laguna Beach, 92651
  (714) 494-2412
  Piercer: Kim Thorp (formerly of TATU TATTOO, IL)
  
SIX FEET UNDER, 155 N. Benson Ave., Upland, 91786
  (909) 949-0157
  Piercer: Kari (attendee of the Gauntlet Training Seminars)
    
SOMA STUDIOS, Santa Barbara
  (805) 882-1177
  Piercer / owner: Aaron (formerly of CLAW)
  
SOMATIC BODY PIERCING, see HTC

SPEARS OF SHIVA, 222 W. Olive, Fresno
  (209) 497-5811
  Piercer: Jerry
  
STAIRCASE TATTOOS, 628 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz, 95060
  (831) 425-7644
  http://www.tattoo.org/
  Piercers: Jack Strobel and Jon Kovach

SUB-Q, 907 20th St., Sacramento, 95814
  (916) 446-9777
  Piercer: Ericka
  
THIRTEEN B.C., 7661 1/2 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles, 90046
  (213) 782-9069
  http://members.aol.com/ThirteenBC/index.html
  ThirteenBC@aol.com
  Piercers: Crystal Cross (formerly of Primeval Body);
  Michael Kraemer (3 years' experience); and Rob Reimer,
  all members of the APP
  7 days 12 - 8pm

BODY PIERCING BY TRACY
   (760) 721-9100


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                              Anne Greenblatt
                Manager of the rec.arts.bodyart Piercing FAQ
                             Piercing Exquisite
                      http://www.piercingexquisite.com

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