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How to Change Piercing Jewelry at Home Body Piercing Basic EP 11

In the Eleventh Episode of Body Piercing Basic, DaVo goes through and describes step by step how to safely change Body Piercing Jewelry at home. DaVo, a Professional Piercer since 1994, goes in depth into the subject of piercing ethics and what you should consider when a piercer says they won't do something.

This video is designed for those new to Body Piercing and as an educational introduction. You should always consult a professional piercer or medical profession before getting any piercing or embarking on a piercing procedure. One of the concepts behind this series is to give the average person the ability to have an educated conversation about the piercing will be done with their piercer.

To get the American Standard Wire Guage Wheel - 

Home jewelry tool kit:

Hemostat - Kelly Stainless Steel Curved Forceps - Flat Tip - 5.5 Inch Long -

Taper Pin - Suggest 16g - NewkeepsR 16G 316L Steel Taper Insertion Pin for Stretching Kit Ear Expander Body Piercing Tool -

Ring Expansion Pliers - Stainless Steel Ring Opening Pliers - Medium 6" -

Ring Closser Pliers - OdontoMed2011 SMALL RING CLOSING PLIERS. ODM -

Water Based Lubricant - Surgilube Lubricating Jelly, 2 Ounce -

Gloves - Latex Gloves - 

Latex Free Gloves - MedPride Powder-Free Nitrile Exam Gloves, Medium, Box/100 -

Small First Aid Kit -

Storage Bags -

Jewelry Storage Box -

To read DaVo's Blog Home Body Piercing Jewelry Tool Kit -

I aka DaVo have been a professional body piercer and the owner of the Axiom Body Piercing Studio in Des Moines, Iowa since 1994. My focus on education and helping clients make safe and informed decisions on getting pierced has always been a large part of my business practices and services. With my website and increasingly on youtube, I hope to expand and inform others outside of my small part of the world. I always encourage questions and comments, so if you have one, please comment. 

For more information on DaVo and the Axiom Body Piercing Studio go to

Contact DaVo at or by phone at 515-966-4814
If you would like to set up a Piercing Appointment go to and click on the "Book Now" button.

Skin Kitchen Tattoo and The Axiom Body Piercing Studio are located at 3800 Douglas Ave./Des Moines, Iowa 50311
Tattoo hours are Thursday - Monday 1-8pm
Piercing hours are Thursday - Monday 2-8pm

Filmed using a Canon EOS M50 Camera get your own at Amazon -

Using the Canon EFS 24mm f/2.8 STM and you can get your own at Amazon -

With the Canon M-EF Adapter - with Audio from the Rode VideoMicro Compact On-Camera Microphone with Rycote Lyre Shock Mount -

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