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Organics Sale!

Tuesday, 05 June 2012 by

Hey everyone! We’re having a HUGE sale on all of our organics hanging designs! If you’ve been looking for a pair of gorgeous stone, bone, horn or wood earrings, this is the sale for you! All sizes from 14g and up in every style we carry is on sale, from the plain to the ornate

Sunday! Sunday! Sunday!

Sunday, 06 May 2012 by

Hey everyone! We have some exciting news! First of all, we would like to welcome our new piercer, Bree! She moved down here all the way from Toronto to come work with us! She has been piercing for three years now, and is a lovely addition to our team! She will be working mainly at

Kasi is Back!

Wednesday, 14 March 2012 by

Good news everyone! Our piercer, Kasi, has returned to us! At the beginning of February, Kasi unfortunately had to quit as she moved to Victoria, but due to current events, she’s back with us part time! While she won’t be the ever present, smiling face she used to be (as she basically lived in the

Tattoo Artist Wanted

Monday, 20 February 2012 by

Tranceformations is looking for an awesome tattoo artist to join our team. We are a full-custom shop with the best clients in town. Our clients expect high-end work from dedicated artists. We are looking for people with integrity, solid work, and awesome personalities. Guest or permanent positions available. Interested applicants should send their portfolio to Darren at

Sweet New Art in the Tattoo Room

Thursday, 12 January 2012 by

Darren has been hard at work all day hanging pictures and everything else associated with hanging pictures: measuring, cutting mats, and measuring again. What started as bare, freshly painted tattoo room is now covered in super excellent artwork, including originals by Tranceformation’s own Shawn Ruste and Daniel Bacharach.        

Wonderful things afoot!

Saturday, 07 January 2012 by

We’re settling into the new year very well! And we are very excited to announce we have a guest piercer coming to visit us. Bree will be in Nanaimo piercing at the Tranceformations location from January 17th – 23rd you can check out her portfolio on the following link and feel free to call or

Christmas hours

Saturday, 17 December 2011 by

This year we will be closed on December 24th at 3 in the Nanaimo location and all day in Courtenay.  and closed the 25 – 27th to give our staff a break for Christmas. Then we’ll be back hard at it on the 28th till the 31st at 3 o’clock. Then closed on the 1st.

Christmas piercing food drive

Thursday, 08 December 2011 by

Ok everyone. Our annual CHRISTMAS FOOD DRIVE will be Wednesday December 14th in Nanaimo and Thursday December 15th in our Courtenay Location at Black Rose Tattoos. Free piercing fee with jewelry purchase and minimum 10 item food donation for the Nanaimo and Courtenay Food Banks.

Piercer Blog

Wednesday, 09 November 2011 by

So We are approaching the year end and new things are afoot at Tranceformations. As of November 21st Candice will be leaving us to go to work at Black and Blue Tattoo in Downtown Nanaimo. We wish her well in her new and future endeavors. Right now we are working hard to get the new