Black Diamond Body Piercing is a full service body piercing shop offering Professional Piercing services, a huge selection of unbeatable quality body jewelry, and unique jewelry from amazing, one of a kind designers. The shop is located in historic West Hartford, CT in the Park Road Business District. The shop is clean and professional; a place where anyone and everyone feels comfortable and confident that they’re in good hands. Check out the piercing photo gallery to see some examples of the piercers’ work and visit the other photo galleries to have a look at the shop, and a some of the beautiful jewelry we carry here.

We have added a “Shop Policies” section post COVID-19 and an “Appointments” link to read about our available services. Please check the shop policies page for updates on reopening. At this time, we are NOT allowing online booking. To book an appointment, you can call the shop and leave a message anytime or email us ( with your contact info. As of October 1st, 2020, our hours will be (BY APPOINTMENT ONLY) Tuesday-Saturday 11am to 7pm.

About our staff:

Owner/Piercer/Jewelry Specialist Georgina Schiavelli, lover of all things that sparkle since birth, has been professionally piercing in West Hartford since 1997. She opened Black Diamond in 2008, as CT’s first shop solely dedicated to piercing and fine jewelry made for body piercings. She still pierces at the shop part time and otherwise spends her time ordering all of the beautiful jewelry you see here at the shop.

Piercer Vikki Johnson, pinball aficionado and arcade enthusiast, joined the team in December 2018. She began her piercing career in her hometown in New Mexico in 2004, when she was taken under the wing of the only piercer in town. She spent years honing her craft and traveling through a few states guest piercing at some of the industries finest shops before settling down here with us at Black Diamond.

Manager/Jewelry Specialist Melissa Willette came to Black Diamond in 2014 as a Jewelry Specialist. She joined the crew with an already solid knowledge of jewelry and customer service as well as an enthusiasm for the art of piercing. With her skills as a designer and artist, she will help you achieve the look and style you want. You can find her up front at the shop, there to walk you through your jewelry selection and help you find the right piece of jewelry meant for your new, or existing, piercing.

Kat Blair started here as a greeter and client relations specialist in 2017 here at Black Diamond. You can find her up front doing our Covid-19 specific intake, assisting in curbside pickup orders, and directing incoming clients.

Mollie Massie joined our staff in November 2019 as greeter and client relations specialist and now runs our phones and appointments full time.

All of our piercers are members of the APP (Association of Professional Piercers). Find out what it means to be part of this organization by clicking the APP link above.

We look forward to seeing you at the shop, thanks so much for visiting the site!