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Welcome to Ancient Arts!

Have a body part that just looks empty? Looking for something new or some one-of-a-kind jewelry? We specialize in custom body piercings, and unique and handcrafted jewelry. Our staff of professional body piercers have over 25 years of experience.  There is no request too big or too small, too easy or too complex. Whether you’re looking to get your earlobe pierced for the first time or woke up with a grandiose vision of something that you’ve never seen done before, you’ve come to the right place! Our knowledgeable and friendly experts are here to help and answer any questions you might have along the way.

And if you’re not looking for a new piercing, stop in and check out our constantly changing collection of custom and organic body art and handcrafted jewelry.

Ancient Arts is located at 1018 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, on the corner of Babcock Street, across the street from Boston University West Campus.

Stop by or give us a call at (617) 841-8111.


 

Ancient Arts

Read some of our reviews

“I went to Matt to get my septum pierced. My wife got her belly button done and my ten year old daughter, who has a debilitating fear of needles, went for her ears. Matt and Anna couldn’t have been more friendly, patient, professional and kind.

We were thrilled with their service and will most definitely be returning. I can’t recommend them enthusiastically enough. Seriously, if you need something pierced . . . go here.”

- Felix R.

“They ere really friendly and got the piercings done quickly. I’m not a hardcore piercer so I usually get really nervous in piercing parlors but they were super friendly and not intimidating at all. If I want another piercing, I’ll definitely go to them.”

- Sophia G.

“It took me 17 years to get the nerves to get my nose pierced . . . And I am so glad this is where I chose to go. Matt was amazing. He was funny smart, knowledgeable and had a way of making me feel perfectly at ease. The shop was immaculate, and he took his time with all of his patrons . . . A fact that I greatly appreciate. If you’re in the market for a piercing, you can’t go wrong with Ancient Arts.”

- Amy L.


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Our Hours:

Sunday:  Closed during summer

Monday:  Closed during summer

Tuesday: 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Wednesday: 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Thursday: 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Friday: 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Saturday: 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

New: Custom Color Schemes

Purchase any of our titanium or niobium jewelry and our anodizer will customize its color for you while you wait! Color options include bronzes, yellows, pinks, blues, purples, roses, gold, teal, and greens! Stop in or call for more information.