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Here’s your chance to get an ear composition from a world-famous piercer

Written by
Rebecca Zhuang

After piercing the likes of Emma Stone and Scarlett Johansson, J. Colby Smith is coming to Australia

If you’re going to trust anyone to stick a metal rod through your ear, it should be J. Colby Smith. You only have to glance through his Instagram feed (which, by the way, has 22.5k followers) to see his impressive portfolio of beautiful piercings on A-list celebrity clients and model-types. His intricate combination of piercings all work together in the ear to create a coherent whole, or “composition” – think three lobe piercings paired with a rook piercing or a double helix paired with a conch. They’re delicate and bespoke; the piercings are designed to suit the individual and Smith only installs the highest quality jewellery.

Lucky for you, thanks to beauty website The File, J. Colby Smith is coming to Australia for four days of piercing at Bondi’s Koda Cutters. Smith will be available for piercings between 3.30pm and 9pm from Thursday December 8 to Sunday December 11. Each appointment goes for 30 minutes, with each session priced at $40 (and $20 for any additional piercings).

Jewellery can be purchased separately and you’ll also have the opportunity to be pierced with an exclusive J Colby Smith x Sarah and Sebastian design – a collaboration between Smith and the Sydney-based jewellery label, who use reclaimed gold, silver and ethically sourced stones for their pieces.

Book your appointment here. 

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