Imperial Body Art (208) 344-8287 2498 E Fairview Ave #102, Meridian, ID 83642 All inclusive safe space body art parlor Body Piercing, Tattoo, Jewelry Makeovers Treasure Valley, located in Meridian, ID
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Service is top-notch, and it was very clean. Laura did my ear piercings and, wow! Also, everyone else working there was just as friendly and welcoming.Katri SApr 19
Laura and the crew at Imperial are the best! She has pierced everyone in our family and always has the best advice for jewelry, placement, and gauging.Donovan RFeb 19
Imperial has been my go-to spot for 20 years... Over the years, I've watched the shop grow in diversity and inclusion.Amy MFeb 19
I was using Imperial 20 years ago because they were the best, and their quality is still top-notch.Jamie BDec 18
My nose piercing was done incredibly well, and the jewelry is beautiful! Everything is also very affordable.Shannon SDec 19
The piercer, [Kerri], was really great with my daughter who was quite nervous. She explained every step and was really thorough with aftercare instructions.Jamie BDec 18

Highest Quality Jewelry in the Treasure Valley

Walk-ins Welcome!

Discover exquisite jewelry at Imperial Body Art. Whether you need a beautiful, ornate gold piece or simple implant-grade stainless steel or titanium, we have a huge selection of the right jewelry for you. Learn more about body piercing materials on this helpful Wikipedia page.

Our experienced piercers and staff have seen all kinds of jewelry, understand how it works, and has the tools to handle any jewelry maintenance, questions, or custom orders.

Want to revitalize your piercings? Imperial offers jewelry makeovers where you get to see what looks good, how everything looks together, then make an informed decision on upgrading your jewelry.

We offer jewelry changes for all ages, however our piercers and staff have the final say on if we go through with the jewelry change.

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My post/jewelry looks too long/short

It’s time to downsize/upsize! When pierced initially most piercings are done with a longer post length to accommodate for swelling from the new piercing. Typically swelling will dissipate in a couple months. Your piercing will appear long. This is a good thing! It means that you’re healing. You should get a shorter post more fitted to allow for a smoother healing process.

Sometimes piercings can swell more than anticipated. If you feel like your jewelry is pinching or too short, you need longer jewelry to accommodate for the extra inflammation.

Oh no, I’m moving! Where should I go to downsize my fresh piercing?

The Association of Professional Piercers has a live map of all APP Member shops. Visit this to find a piercer in your upcoming neck of the woods.

When is it time to downsize my jewelry?

After a couple months swelling and inflammation should go down. Once you feel you have a good amount of wiggle room on your jewelry, feel free to pop in and downsize.

Can I order custom jewelry?

Absolutely! We require 50% deposit to create the order. Remainder to be paid upon arrival of jewelry.

Timeframes for arrival can vary from 1-6 months depending on the piece and company is being ordered from.

What jewelry companies can I custom order through the shop?

We have a list of our vendors available on our jewelry page.

Can I bring in my own jewelry to get pierced with?

If the jewelry is purchased from us we can potentially use it in a new piercing. It largely depends on length and fit.

Jewelry must be dropped off 24 hours in advance of your appointment so we can properly sterilize and prep your jewelry. When you bring your jewelry in 24 hours before, we can verify if we can use the jewelry for your piercing.

Do you carry gold jewelry?

Heck yeah!!! We love gold! Not only do we have standard gold jewelry, we have a variety of companies in white, yellow, and rose gold.

Visit our jewelry page for a list of our vendors.

How long before I can change my jewelry?

This can vary based on the type of piercing and your body. All piercings have different healing timeframes. We need to wait until they are healed before you change jewelry regularly.

Here’s some general timeframes for most popular piercings:

  • Anchors: 4-6 months
  • Ear Cartilage: 9 -12 months
  • Ear Lobes: 4-6 months
  • Eye Brows: 4-6 months
  • Nostril: 6-8 months
  • Septum: 2-3 months
  • Lips: 4-6 months
  • Tongue: 2-3 months
  • Nipples: 6-9 months
  • Belly Button:  6-9 months

How Your Jewelry Works

The APP has put together a great video that goes into detail about how different kinds of jewelry, how they work, and how to do some self-service if you’re too busy to come see us.