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I just wanted to take an opportunity to offer a wider range heart felt thank you to everyone I met over the many years, body piercing.

From everyone I worked with, learned from, fellow body piercers and tattoo artists…

There are too many people to thank individually, but you all know who you are.

To each and everyone that I ever pierced, hundreds if not thousands of you after working full time, five or six days a week at times; over eight years. Thank you for your trust and your support.

For that inspired me to be the best I could, at times leaving it all in the studio.

Working in a well established studio Shiva and helping it grow even bigger during my time is something I am proud of, as much as I was in helping out at the newly opened 2nd Skin.

You all left an impression and made piercing a pleasure and an incredible joy.

There is only so long you can do something on repetition, before you become the definition of madness. Before something starts to define you.

I had other opportunities to work in other studios both in London and in other countries. Perhaps one day a touring guest spot…

Never say never, but I am pretty thankful for what piercing gave me; in return for all those needles. If my bullets were my needles, I went to war for you people!

Thank you!

It was a blast! A lot of hard work and dedication, it was truly an honour and a privilege.

Treat each other as you yourself, would like to be treated. That can take you at least half the way in life…

All Love.

El Capitan

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Various Work

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Lisa’s Double Conch, Tragus, Helix & Third Lobe Piercings

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Decorated in disco! Various ear work on the lovely Lisa including a double conch, tragus, helix and third lobe piercings, pierced over the months and years @ Shiva. As always, it is the continued level of trust, confidence and appreciation that makes piercing people such a sacred privilege. Thanking all of you!

Dermal Dimples

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Sophia’s Dimple Dermal Piercings

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Here’s some sweet shots of the lovely Sophia’s dimple-dermals/dermal-dimples; pierced w/4mm red hot gemstones at the base of the waist/lower back. Always a pleasure adding to Sophia’s collection including a septum and stretched lobes… pierced by El Capitan @ Shiva.

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Jasmine’s Scaffold Piercing

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Jasmine’s Double Nose & Septum Piercings

Various work on Jasmine… Healed septum, second lobes and a healing left side of the nose. The additional work here is a scaffold and right side of the nose to double up. Pierced over a course of time @ Shiva. Thank you for the continued trust, in doing what I do.

Rook & Anti-Tragus

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Poppy’s Rook & Anti-Tragus Piercings

Poppy’s healed rook piercing w/1.2mm x 6mm segment ring and a fresh anti-tragus w/1.2mm x 10mm titanium curved bar to allow for the initial swelling. Always a pleasure and as ever, pierced @ Shiva.

Septum

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Karina’s Septum Piercing

Karina’s septum piercing w/1.2mm x 8mm titanium CBB pierced @ Shiva.

-END OF AN ERA-

After piercing full-time at Shiva since 2010, my last day with the privilege of piercing will be on the 31st May.

Rock n’ Roll…

El Capitan

Triple Helix

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Megan’s Triple Helix Piercings

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Megan’s triple helix piercings, pierced w/1.2mm titanium labret bars @ Shiva.

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Stella’s Cheek & Dahlia Piercings

Great shot of Stella’s new healing cheek piercings alongside healed dahlia bites pierced @ Shiva. The lip and tear-drop temple dermal was also pierced by myself a while ago. As always, ever a pleasure adding to such a unique collection…

“Loving my new piercings from @el_capitan_body_piercer always an amazing service! Can’t walk out that place without leaving with more holes! . . .” Stella.

 

Double Nose

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Dylan’s Double Nose Piercings

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Always a pleasure to add to my man Dylan’s piercing collection… started piercing Dylan way back when several years ago n’ it’s been a total blast to then work together the last 3 years @ Shiva. Here’s Dyl’s fresh to death double nose piercings with a longtime healed septum. Thank you for being you dude! You keep it zen! Happy 420 to my people South East n’ everyone else wit’ a free mind, worldwide… Keep on, keepin’ on…