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Why We’re Melbourne’s Best and Most Trusted Body Art Studio for Piercings and Scarification

The Piercing Urge was established in 1991 to meet the small but growing need for safe installation of body jewellery in Melbourne. What started off as a small piercing studio above an adult bookstore has now evolved into one of the most highly trusted, respected, and reputable body art studios not just in Melbourne, but in all of Australia.

Nestled in the Chapel Street shopping precinct, only 6 kilometres from Melbourne’s CBD,The Piercing Urge provides a friendly, supportive, and safe environment for anyone seeking to adorn their body. Step into our studio and be welcomed by one of our friendly team into an inviting and comfortable reception and waiting area. Our studio has four spacious piercing rooms, a large range of premium quality jewellery and a separate area for sterilisation.

We pride ourselves on our safety, quality, and expertise. Our studio meets and exceeds the Public Health Act and Skin Penetration Guidelines issued by the Health Department in Victoria. We are also proud and verifiable members of the internationally recognised Association of Professional Piercers, giving you the assurance our studio’s quality and hygiene meets the highest industry standard.

The Piercing Urge offers only premium quality body jewellery, crafted by world class jewellers and manufacturers. Our jewellery is strictly made from implant grade materials or solid gold, is internally threaded or threadless by design and flawlessly polished to a mirror finish. Implant grade jewellery is hypoallergenic and safe for sensitive skin and assures you the most comfortable wear.

Our team are among the highest trained and experienced piercers in Australia. They are here to provide you with not only the friendliest service but also a wealth of knowledge and expertise about body piercing. Our piercers are happy to guide you through the entire process, whether it be your first ever piercing or your 30th – we are here for you.

Our service doesn’t stop when you leave the studio either. Our team are always happy to help you out with any questions you may have regarding your piercing, and you are most welcome to call, email or drop by to see us, should you need any kind of assistance.

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