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Background, History, Procedures and Policies of the Axiom Body Piercing Studio

About the Axiom Body Piercing Studio

The Axiom Body Piercing Studio was founded by DaVo in May of 1994. It is currently located inside Skin Kitchen Tattoo. Below you will find more detailed information.

DaVo's Professional Biography

In the spring of 1994, I began to apprentice under Chuck Hayes of Xotics in Omaha, Nebraska. Do to the fact that he was at the time active full time in the Air force, we worked mainly on the weekend which meant a great deal of driving back and forth from Des Moines to Omaha.


The History of the Axiom Body Piercing Studio

Policies and Procedures

Axiom's Policies and Procedures on Education, Cleaning, Hygiene, Gloves, Controlled and Uncontrolled Substances, Ear Piercing Devices / Ear Piercing Guns, Minors, Sterilization, Disinfection, Contaminated Items, Piercee Consultation, Employee Conduct and Jewelry.


Services offered at the Axiom Body Piercing Studio. What make the Axiom Body Piercing Studio and DaVo different from other studios in the Des Moines area.

Piercing Minors

Axiom's Policies on Piercing Minors DaVo and the Axiom Body Piercing Studio will pierce minors with the consent of a legal guardian. There is no Iowa State or local law prohibiting or regulating the piercing of minors.

Standard Piercing Procedure

One of the more common question I'm asked is how do you do the piercing? There is a set of steps that are taken for each piercing. There is a lot of thought that went into this, including reducing the chances of cross contamination.


During The Axiom's normal hours, you do not need an appointment to get pierced.

The Axiom's Normal Business hours are Thursday through Sunday - 2:00 Pm To 8:00 Pm


Information on how to set up an appointment outside of normal hours.

A Tribute to Justin


Justin was a tattoo artist at the Axiom and Friend.