TATTOO & PIERCING STUDIO – SOHO – LONDON

Gypsy Stables Tattoo & Piercing Studio is one of the longest standing tattoo shops in Soho. Specializing in custom work but always welcoming to walkins and working on customer ideas. A dedicated studio for all your tattoo & piercing needs.

Pop in any time for consultations and walkins. Find us in the middle of Soho. Short walking distance from Oxford Circus or Tottenham Court Road tube stations.

TEAM
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Bruno Jardim

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Diogo Pereira

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Cesar Pimenta

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Daniel Franco

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Kristina Rose

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Lilly Moon

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Adam Grant

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Tahsena Alam

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Luciano Fratus

OUR PRICES
Ear Piercings

Lobe

£25.00/30.00

Helix

£30.00

Tragus

£40.00

Anti-tragus

£45.00

Conch

£45.00

Rook

£45.00

Snug

£45.00

Daith

£45.00

Scaffold

£60.00
Face and Body Piercings

Eyebrow

£45.00

Bridge

£50.00

Nostril

£40.00

Septum

£50.00

Navel

£45.00

Nipple

£45.00

Genital

£80.00
TATTOOS

Minimum Charge

£70

Hourly Rate

£120.00
Oral Piercings

Tongue

£50.00

Labret

£45.00

Vertical labret

£50.00

Madonna/medusa

£45.00

Smiley/frowny (frenum)

£50.00

Tongue web

£50.00
Jewellery insertions/removals

Any face/body/oral

£5.00

Jewellery not included

Genital

£15.00

Jewellery not included

Stretching

£15.00

Jewellery not included

Shop
FAQ - Piercing
How old do I have to be to get pierced?

You need to be 18 years for nipple and genital piercing, 16 years for all other body piercings.

Do I need to book in advance?

Piercing can normaly be done on the day as a walkin. Just come to the shop when you’re in the area and talk to us. If you want to be sure there is a slot available, ring the shop and check availability.

What method do you use?

We use the traditional needle method for all our piercings. All needles are single use and materials are sterilized and sealed.

What after care product do I need?

We recommend piercing care with saline sterilized solution. The piercer will provide you with an aftercare sheet and advice on to take care of your piercing once the piercing is done. We also have piercing after care solution you cna purchase at the shop.

What jewellery is used?

We use standard surgical steel jewellery. This is so the piercing can heal properly. It allows enough room for any swelling and less irritation from unsuitable jewellery materials.  Once that initial stage is complete you can change for another jewellery of your choice. We do not pierce with jewellery brought in by clients.

FAQ - Tattoo
How old do I have to be to get tattooed?

You need to be at least 18 years old.

Do I need to book in?

We can usually accomodate small tattoos on the dasy as walkins. If you have a particular idea on dates and you’d like us to help with a design, please email us in advance. We will get back to you with s uggested approach. Either booking in the session or arranging for a consultation where measures can be taken and for you to have a chance to discuss size, placement and design of the tattoo.

What to do before getting tattooed?

The tattooist can advice on any preparations. Tattoos usualy require only your presence and the necessary amount of time for the tattoo to take place. Come relaxed and with time. Remember to eat and have a gopod night sleep 🙂

What after care do I need?

The tattooist will provide information and guidance on how to take care of your tattoo once the work is completed. There are also after care products available to purchase from the shop.

Are deposits refundable?

Deposits are non refundable. If by any chance you are unable to attend your appoinment you should get in touch with us or your tattooer 48 hours before the time you are booked in. It’s at the tattooer’s discretion to find the nearest and more suitable time to rebook your appointment.

Contact

Drop us a line

Use our form to share your tattoo idea or come in to speak with us. Nearest underground stations are: Tottenham Court Road on the Central and Northern lines or Oxford Circus on the Central, Victoria and Bakerloo lines.

37 Berwick St (entrance via D'Arblay St), London W1F 8RS, United Kingdom

+44 (0) 207 7346 136

info@gypsystables.co.uk

    Piercing Aftercare
    Earlobe

    Jewellery change time: 8 – 12 weeks
    Healing time: 12 weeks approx

    • Your new piercing is likely to swell, we have fitted a long bar for this reason. It is important you do not change the bar until at least 8 weeks.
    • Your piercing needs to be cleaned to prevent infection. Clean at least twice a day.
    • Use a clean cotton bud and sterile saline solution to gently wipe around the piercing, ensuring to remove any dried blood or discharge.
    • Do not twist or rotate the jewellery, this will make it sore and angry!
    • Continue with the cleaning routine for at least 8 weeks. If after this time you stop and it becomes sore simply resume cleaning until it settles down
    Tragus, Helix, Rook, Snug, Daith, Anti-tragus

    Jewellery change time: 12 weeks
    Healing time: 12 weeks approx

    • Your new piercing is likely to swell, we have fitted a long bar for this reason. It is important you do not change the bar for a shorter one until it has healed.
    • Your piercing needs to be cleaned to prevent infection. Clean at least twice a day
    • Use a clean cotton bud and sterile saline solution to gently wipe around both sides of the piercing, ensuring to remove any dried blood or discharge
    • Do not twist or rotate the jewellery, this will irritate the piercing
    • Take care when washing, brushing hair and ensure to clean around the piercing after using hair sprays and products
    • Continue with the cleaning routine for at least 8 weeks. If after this time you stop and it becomes sore simply resume cleaning until it settles down
    Scaffold (Industrial)

    Jewellery change time: At least 12 weeks
    Healing time: 12 to 16 weeks

    • Your new piercing may swell, cleaning and soaking in the saline solution instructed below will help this. It is important you do not change the jewellery until the piercing has healed.
    • Your piercing needs to be cleaned to prevent infection. Clean at least twice a day
    • Use a clean cotton bud and sterile saline solution to gently wipe around both sides of the piercing, ensuring to remove any dried blood or discharge
    • Do not twist or rotate the jewellery, this will irritate the piercing
    • Take care when washing, brushing hair and ensure to clean around the piercing after using hair sprays and products
    • Continue with the cleaning routine for at least 8 weeks. If after this time you stop and it becomes sore simply resume cleaning until it settles down
    Tongue

    Jewellery change time: 3 weeks
    Healing time: Approx 12 weeks

    • Your new tongue piercing WILL swell, you have been fitted with a long bar for this reason
    • The swelling will take approximately 3 weeks to go down. It is important that you DO NOT change the bar for a shorter one until the full 3 weeks has passed
    • Like any other piercing your tongue piercing needs to be cleaned to prevent infection

    For the first 3 days:

    • Anytime you smoke, eat or drink anything apart from water rinse your mouth out with diluted non-alcoholic mouthwash
    • Morning and evening rinse with non-alcoholic mouthwash and take extra care when brushing teeth
    • Avoid very spicy foods, and try sticking to soft foods

    For the next 3 weeks

    • Morning and evening rinse with non-alcoholic mouthwash and take care when brushing teeth
    • Don’t twist/chew/bite on your new piercing – this will make it sore and angry!
    • During healing oral sex without a condom/dental dam and contact with others’ bodily fluids should be avoided due to risk of infection
    Eyebrow

    Jewellery change time: 12 weeks
    Healing time: 12-16 weeks

    • Your new piercing is likely to swell, we have fitted a long bar for this reason. It is important you do not change the bar until the piercing has healed.
    • Your piercing needs to be cleaned to prevent infection. Clean at least twice a day
    • Use a clean cotton bud and sterile saline solution to gently wipe around the piercing, ensure to gently wipe away any dried blood or discharge
    • Do not twist, rotate or play with the jewellery, this will make it sore and angry
    • Take care when applying make-up and face creams to avoid the area directly around the piercing
    • Continue with the cleaning routine for at least 8 weeks. If after this time you stop and it becomes sore simply resume cleaning until it settles down
    ORAL - Labret, Madonna, Medusa

    Jewellery change time: 12 weeks
    Healing time: Approx 12 weeks

    • Your new piercing WILL swell, you have been fitted with a long bar for this reason
    • Until your piercing is fully healed it is not recommended that you change the bar. Healing will take 12 weeks
    • Your piercing needs to be cleaned, inside and outside the mouth, to prevent infection

    For the first 3 days:

    • Anytime you smoke, eat or drink anything apart from water rinse your mouth out with diluted non-alcoholic mouthwash
    • Morning and evening rinse inside the mouth with non-alcoholic mouthwash. Clean the outside of the piercing with a clean cotton bud and sterile saline solution
    • Avoid very spicy foods, and try sticking to soft foods

    For the next 12 weeks

    • Rinse your mouth 2 times a day with non-alcoholic mouthwash and take care when brushing teeth
    • Morning and evening clean the outside of the piercing with a clean cotton bud and sterile saline solution
    • Don’t twist/chew/bite on your new piercing – this will make it sore and angry!
    • During healing oral sex without a condom/dental dam and contact with others’ bodily fluids should be avoided due to risk of infection
    Nostril

    Jewellery change time: 12 weeks approx
    Healing time: 12 weeks approx

    • Your new piercing may swell, it is likely to swell more on the inside than outside due to the soft membranes. Cleaning and soaking in the saline solution as instructed below will help this. It is important you do not change the jewellery until the piercing has healed.
    • Your piercing needs to be cleaned to prevent infection. Clean at least twice a day
    • Use a clean cotton bud and sterile saline solution to gently wipe around the piercing, inside and outside the nostril
    • To reduce swelling or any discomfort a warm saline solution can be made and the nose submerged for 1-2 minutes, this will help draw out any discharge and soften any scabs. The solution is made using ¼ teaspoon
      sea salt, boiling water in a clean cup or container. Let cool to a warm temperature that will not burn you then use. Submerge the nostril in the salt water for 1-2 minutes. Do not reheat, make a new solution every time
    • Take care when applying make-up and face creams to avoid the area directly around the piercing
    • Do not twist or play with the jewellery, this will make it sore and angry!
    • Continue with the cleaning routine for at least 8 weeks. If after this time you stop and it becomes sore simply resume cleaning until it settles down
    Septum

    Jewellery change time: 12 weeks
    Healing time: 12 weeks approx

    • Your new piercing may swell, cleaning and soaking in the saline solution instructed below will help this. It is important you do not change the jewellery until the piercing has healed.
    • Your piercing needs to be cleaned to prevent infection. Clean at least twice a day
    • Use a clean cotton bud and sterile saline solution to gently wipe around the piercing, ensure to gently wipe away any dried blood or discharge
    • To reduce swelling or any discomfort a warm saline solution can be made and the nose submerged for 1-2 minutes, this will help draw out any discharge and soften any scabs. The solution is made using ¼ teaspoon
      sea salt, boiling water in a clean cup or container. Let cool to a temperature that will not burn you then use.
    • Do not reheat, make a new solution every time
    • Do not rotate or play with the jewellery, this will make it sore and angry!
    Navel

    Jewellery change time: AT LEAST 6 months
    Healing time: 6 to 9 months

    • Your new piercing is likely to swell, we have fitted a long bar for this reason. It is important you DO NOT change the bar for a shorter one until at least 6 months. When you do change the bar ensure you use a good quality material such as titanium, piercing grade surgical steel or PTFE to avoid irritation.⦁ Your piercing needs to be cleaned to prevent infection. Clean at least twice a day
      ⦁ Use a clean cotton bud and sterile saline solution to gently wipe around the top and bottom of the piercing, ensuring to remove any dried blood or discharge
      ⦁ Do not twist or rotate the jewellery, the bar is curved therefore twisting can cause tearing
      ⦁ Avoid baths for the first 2 weeks. Showering is ok! Avoid submerging in shared public bathes/Jacuzzi/sea water etc for the first 4 weeks. Avoid swimming in chlorinated pools for 6 weeks.
      ⦁ Continue with the cleaning routine for at least 8 weeks. If after this time you stop and it becomes sore simply resume cleaning until it settles down
    Conch

    Jewellery change time: 4 months
    Healing time: 4 – 6 months

    • Your new piercing may swell, we have fitted a long bar for this reason. It is important you do not change the bar for a shorter one until it has healed.
    • Your piercing needs to be cleaned to prevent infection. Clean at least twice a day
    • Use a clean cotton bud and sterile saline solution to gently wipe around both sides of the piercing, ensuring to remove any dried blood or discharge
    • Do not twist or rotate the jewellery, this will irritate the piercing
    • Take care when washing, brushing hair and ensure to clean around the piercing after using hair sprays and products
    • Continue with the cleaning routine for at least 8 weeks. If after this time you stop and it becomes sore simply resume cleaning until it settles down
    Nipple

    Jewellery change time: Male  4 months,  female at LEAST 6 months
    Healing time: Male 4 – 6 months,  female 9 – 12 months

    • Your new piercing will swell, we have fitted a long bar for this reason.  It is important you do not change the bar for a shorter one for at least 4 months (for a male) or 6 months (for a female)
    • Your piercing needs to be cleaned to prevent infection.  Clean at least twice a day
    • Use a clean cotton bud and sterile saline solution to gently wipe around both sides of the piercing, ensuring to remove any dried blood or discharge
    • To reduce swelling or any discomfort a warm saline solution can be made and the nipple submerged for 1-2 minutes, this will help draw out any discharge.  The solution is made using ¼ teaspoon sea salt, boiling water in a clean cup or container.  Let cool to a warm temperature that will not burn you then use.  Completely submerge the nipple in the salt water for 1-2 minutes.  Do not reheat, make a new solution every time
    • Do not twist or rotate the jewellery, this will irritate the piercing
    • Avoid baths for the first 2 weeks.  Avoid submerging in shared public bathes/Jacuzzi/ sea water etc for the first 4 weeks.  Avoid swimming in chlorinated pools for 6 weeks. 
    • Continue with the cleaning routine for at least 8 weeks.  If after this time you stop and it becomes sore simply resume cleaning until it settles down
    ORAL - Smiley, Frowny, Tongue web

    Jewellery change time: 12 weeks
    Healing time: Approx 12 weeks

    • Expect some swelling around the site of the piercing
    • Like any other piercing your oral piercing needs to be cleaned to prevent infection

    For the first 3 days:

    • Anytime you smoke, eat or drink anything apart from water rinse your mouth out with diluted non-alcoholic mouthwash
    • Morning and evening rinse with non-alcoholic mouthwash and take extra care when brushing teeth
    • Avoid very spicy foods, and try sticking to soft foods

    For the next 3 weeks

    • Morning and evening rinse with non-alcoholic mouthwash and take care when brushing teeth
    • Don’t twist/chew/bite on your new piercing – this will make it sore and angry!
    • During healing oral sex without a condom/dental dam and contact with others’ bodily fluids should be avoided due to risk of infection
    Tattoo Aftercare
    How to take care of your tattoo

    Shopping list

    • Tattoo aftercare cream
    • Anti-bacterial liquid wash (no alcohol)
    • Kitchen towels

    Care

    • (Dermalize pro) Remove the wrap that your tattooist applied to your tattoo after 24 hours.
    • (cling film) Remove the wrap that your tattooist applied to your tattoo after 4 hours.
    • Do not re wrap your new tattoo.
    • With clean hands, wash with liquid anti-bacterial soap and warm water using just your hand.
    • Pad it dry with a kitchen towel.
    • Leave it to air Dry for 30 minutes then apply a very small amount of tattoo aftercare cream.

    Do not

    • Do not immerse you tattoo in water for at least two weeks, just shower (running water).
    • Do not expose it to uv light (direct sun light or sun beds).
    • Do not pick or scratch your tattoo.
    • Your tattoo should be fully healed in around two weeks.

    *Any questions or doubts don’t hesitate to contact us.