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Getting Pierced Jewelry, Living with & Abandoning the Piercing - Pros & Cons by a Piercer S02 EP43 Part03

In Season 2 Episode 43 Part 3, DaVo covers the Pros and Cons of Getting Pierced. This video covers Jewelry, Living with the Piercing, and Abandoning the Piercing.

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. 

Show Notes:


  1. Are You going to have access to jewelry

  2. The jewelry will need to stay in at all times

  3. Allergies

  4. Can you isolated it

  5. storage

  6. Retainers

Living with the piercing

  1. Can’t remove the jewelry and retainers

  2. May change how you sleep

  3. prejudice

  4. May affect speech and diet

  5. May affect clothing

  6. May affect employment

Abandoning the Piercing

  • If there are signs of infection, consult a piercer or doctor before removing the jewelry

  • If there is no signs of infection, treat as a normal wound if it is still healing

  • It May seem open/scarring

  • sebum

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All photos are used in the spirit of Fair Uses. If you own the copyright of the photos, did the piercing, or are the person in the photo, please contact me and I will add the information to the description. 

All footage was filmed using a Canon EOS 80D Camera with the Canon EF 16-35mm f/4L IS USM Lens - and Canon EOS R  - with Canon EF 24-70mm f/4L IS USM Lens -

Audio - Recorded with Shure MV7 - with a Tascam DR-40x -

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Contact DaVo at or by phone at 515-966-4814
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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