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Joshua Noble-Olson

Professional body piercer since 2003.
APP Member.
Slave to the Needle, Needles, Hooks, Blades, Bikes, Zen.

Seattle, Washington


Katana Sword

  • Dated: 18th century
  • Culture: Japanese
  • Medium: steel, wood, copper, silk

Source: Copyright © 2014 Historical Arms & Armor

Fresh double nostril with yellow gold and diamonds from #BVLA @slavetotheneedle #slavetotheneedle #seattle #safepiercing #appmember (at Slave to the Needle)

Fresh 16g faux snug with #neometal jewelry and a healed industrial with a 14g #anatometal barbell. @slavetotheneedle #slavetotheneedle #seattle #safepiercing #appmember (at Slave to the Needle)

Fresh little daith piercing with #ANATOMETAL jewelry @slavetotheneedle #slavetotheneedle #seattle #safepiercing #appmember (at Slave to the Needle)


Ocean Jasper by Relic Stoneworks


APP 2014 collection Large Megalodon Teeth ear weights by Diablo Organics

Modeled by


Morgan Taylor


Photos by

Scott Harris


This wonderful map by Jeffrey Linn (UW) shows approximately what my hometown would look like if all the world’s ice melted. My house would become waterfront property on Meridian Island!



Above: the tip of a hypodermic syringe.

Below: the tip of a fang from the cobra Naja kaouthia.

Both are designed to pierce the skin and admit fluids into the bloodstream, although it is often the case that the intended effects are polar opposites.

Artificial designs frequently imitate those of nature; in this case, mankind was approximately 25 million years late. 

Yep, we’re grilling nachos @risashew @snowdentat


Natural > Synthetic

2” Royal Imperial Jasper


James L. - Lenticular Clouds Over Mt. Rainier (2004)

Fresh nostril with a 2mm cabochon white opal from #neometal @slavetotheneedle #slavetotheneedle #seattle #safepiercing #appmember (at Slave to the Needle)