The Piercing Bible

The Piercing Bible–The Definitive Guide to Safe Body Piercing, published by Random House/Crossing Press. The author, Elayne Angel, is the former APP President, former Medical Liaison and a recipient of the President’s Lifetime Achievement Award.

The Piercing Bible contains a great deal of information for everyone interested in piercing, including detailed information about evaluating piercers and studios, piercing placements, appropriate body jewelry sizes, styles, and materials, aftercare, troubleshooting, and much, much more. The book has over 300 pages of information with photos, illustrations, and charts.  It also contains information valuable to medical professionals, parents, teachers, and others who deal with pierced individuals. There’s hints and tips for piercers, too.

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