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Minneapolis and St. Paul’s Premier Body Modification Studio featuring the many talents of Verno. The Holy Mackerel was born out of piercing and we are continuing that tradition at our new location. We specialize not only in piercing, but also in scarification and other forms of body modification. From nostrils to navels, surface piercings to more intricate work, Verno is skilled and talented at it all.

Looking for custom jewelry, a specific gemstone or just something no one else has? If Verno doesn’t have it in stock, he will design and create it especially for you. From custom designs to handmade jewelry and everything in between.Verno and The Holy Mackerel are now piercing minors 15+ with parental consent and witness, and of course proper documentation.