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Kellan Heads to Seattle

We’re sad to announce that September 11 will be Kellan’s last day at Infinite Body Piercing. After almost eight years with us here in Philadelphia, Kellan is heading to Seattle to take a job with Deep Roots Tattoo and Piercing. Kellan started his piercing career way back in 2003, and came to Infinite in November of 2007 Continue Reading >

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Infinite Gets a Facelift

If you’ve visited us recently, you’ve probably noticed the exposed brick and plastic wrap covering the façade. After twenty years at this location, the exterior of Infinite Body Piercing’s studio is getting a facelift! Infinite was established and incorporated in 1994. In January 1995 we signed the lease at our current location, and after a whirlwind, three-week “build-out” we Continue Reading >

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Return of the Janke

Good news, everyone:  Since we had such a blast the first time he visited us, we will be hosting Nate Janke (again!) at Infinite from July 22 to August 1. If you have ever searched for piercings on tumblr, you probably already know Nate (or have seen his work). For those of you who haven’t, meet Nate: the Continue Reading >

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Back from APP 2015

Two weeks ago many members of the Infinite staff left for the piercing industry’s biggest event: the Annual Association of Professional Piercers Conference and Exposition. After a week in Las Vegas—and a few days back in Philly, spent catching up on sleep and going through our purchases—we’re just starting to make sense of the entire manic, crazy week. Continue Reading >

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Sailor Sid Diller

Many people recognize “Sailor” Sid Diller from this iconic photo by Charles Gatewood (left), but few know the extent of  his role in the history of body piercing. Hopefully this will soon change, as more people discover him through the extensive collection of photographs, films and papers he left behind. Modern body piercing in the U.S. started among a like-minded Continue Reading >