> General FAQ:

  • Q: What are your hours?

    • Monday - Saturday from 12pm to 8pm & Sunday from 12pm to 6pm
  • Q: Where are you located?

    • We are located midway down the arts block of downtown Somerville, NJ. Our address is 15 Division Street (Note: This is a foot-traffic only street)
  • Q: Where can I park?

    • Street parking and Lot parking is available. Refer to this Parking Lot Map, for information on Rates & Limits.
  • Q: Do you have gift cards?

    • Yes, purchase of the gift card can only be made at the shop
  • Q: How can I contact the shop?

    • You can call us at (908)707-8000
    • Via email at info@artisanaltattoo.com for general inquires

> Tattoo FAQ:

  • Q: How old do I have to be to get a tattoo at your shop?

    • 18 without parental consent
    • 16 with parental consent
    • Only certain artists tattoo minors, please call the shop for details
  • Q: How many Artists do you have?

    • 5 full time: Lou, Swift, Chris, Anthony, and Dominick
    • Leah the owner works part time
    • We frequently have guest artists visiting to tattoo. Upcoming appearances can be found on our social media pages.
  • Q: What is your shop minimum?

    • $100
  • Q: How do you price a tattoo?

    • Depending on the piece, the artist may charge a flat rate or charge an hourly rate
  • Q: What is the hourly rate for a tattoo?

    • $125 an hour
    • $150 for tattoos by our senior artists Leah, Lou, and Swift
  • Q: Do I need to come into the shop to book an appointment?

    • Consults can be booked via the phone
    • Tattoo appointments can only be booked in person & a $50 deposit is required (the deposit will be applied towards the final cost of your tattoo)
    • No appointments will be booked via email or social media
  • Q: Do you take Walk-Ins?

    • Yes, depending on availabilty & keep in mind that walk-ins are first come, first serve. We always suggest calling ahead for walk-in availability
  • Q: What ID do I need to bring to get tattooed?

    • A current picture ID with your date of birth on it (i.e. Driver's License, Passport)
    • Minors & their parents need to bring addtional ID & documentation, call shop for details

> Piercing FAQ:

  • Q: How old do I have to be to get pierced at your shop?

    • 18 - No exceptions, not even with a parent
  • Q: Do you pierce with a needle or or a piercing gun?

    • Needle
  • Q: Do you do Dermal/Skin/Surface/Genital piercing?

    • No
  • Q: What jewelry do you use to pierce with?

    • Medical Grade Implant jewelry
  • Q: How much do you charge for a piercing?

    • Pricing ranges depending on what it is you want to get pierced, call the shop for prices
  • Q: What ID do I need to bring to get pierced?

    • A current picture ID with your date of birth on it (i.e. Driver's License, Passport)
  • Q: Do I need to buy jewelry for my new piercing?

    • No. A standard piece of plain jewelry is included in the price of the piercng. This jewelry will be optimal for a safe and successful healing period. When your piercing is healed, you are free to change out the jewelry as you wish.
  • Q: Can I bring my own jewelry for my new piercing?

    • No. We cannot ensure the quality or sterility of the materials that make up the jewelry unless we get it from one of our trusted suppliers. In order to ensure the best possible healing process we require clients to use the jewelry we provide.