Press Release (ePRNews.com) - NEW YORK CITY, NY - Jul 28, 2016 - Since her first UK appearance in 2015, Maria Tash has firmly positioned herself as the global piercing specialist du jour. This summer, the woman widely regarded as the pioneer of the modern movement for luxurious, dainty diamond jewellery in unusual places, takes up her permanent residence in London with the launch of her first piercing studio at the iconic department store, Liberty.
With a reputation for curating some of the most unique and independent creators of fine jewellery from around the world, the Liberty jewellery room stands as a beacon for cutting-edge innovative design in the centre of the historic department store.
Maria Tash has been a designer and retailer of fine jewellery for over 20 years. Her eponymous piercing spa in New York City is frequented by celebrities and the fashion and beauty industry elite, many of whom travel to see Maria herself. Her unique technique and unrivalled design eye has created a new wave of ‘fashionable’ piercings and luxury jewellery that hit the worldwide mainstream in a big way and she’s considered a leading authority in the field of piercing. Her fans include Gwyneth Paltrow, FKA twigs, Julianne Moore, Miley Cyrus, Zoe Kravitz and Beyoncé.
It’s a real honour to be housing Maria Tash’s first permanent UK residency and continue this exciting partnership. The brand goes from strength from strength and we can’t wait for the energy she will bring to the beautiful space along with her distinctive jewels and piercing authority.
Ruby Chadwick, Liberty Jewellery & Accessories Buyer
I am honoured to be welcomed into Liberty’s finely curated selection of top designers. Liberty has generously given me and my team a new, large British home, and allowed us to design the space to optimize our jewellery shopping, piercing, and jewellery styling team. We are privileged and thrilled to be welcomed inside this historic UK location.
The Maria Tash Piercing Studio will open on the ground floor in Liberty, London on the 5th August 2016. Combining modern design elements including neon installations, ‘rough’ concrete finishes and mixed metals with Liberty’s vintage aesthetic, the new space incorporates three private rooms where all piercing and installations will take place. Three piercers will occupy the space to accommodate all bookings and walk-ins via a dedicated entrance on Little Marlborough Street.
Ear lobe – £15
Outer ear cartilage (helix/ outer rim) – £20
Inner ear cartilage (tragus, rook, tash rook, conch, ear head/forward helix, orbit) – £30
Nostril or Septum – £30
Nipple – £30
Navel – £30
Dermal – £30
Sterilisation & insertion into existing piercing – £15
* Please note, the piercing fee does not include the cost of the jewellery.
Prices start at £41 to £4,900
Maria Tash Piercing Studio
Please call +44 (0)207573 9650 or email MariaTashBookings@liberty.co.uk for appointments. Walk-ins welcome.
For further press information including images and quotes from Maria Tash please contact; Bianca@montypr.com | Michael@montypr.com | +44 (0) 208 222 8882
Khutchins@liberty.co.uk | +44 (0)207 573 9838
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