Advanced Sterilization and Materials

Intensive workshop

Unlock a more comprehensive knowledge of jewelry materials and Sterilization for piercing with Pablo Perelmuter & Brian Skellie.

Elevate Your Craft:

A One-Day Intensive workshop at Lemonade

This seminar is designed for professional body piercers seeking to elevate their sterilization protocols and ensure the highest standards of hygiene for their clients.

Who Should Attend:

  • Professional body piercers
  • Studio owners and managers

Why Attend:

  • Gain in-depth knowledge of STATIM 2000 G4, BRAVO, and STATCLAVE autoclaves for efficient and effective instrument and jewelry sterilization.
  • Master the HYDRIM C61W washer for optimal cleaning before sterilization.
  • Learn best practices for maintaining a safe environment in your piercing studio.
  • Deep dive into jewelry safety
  • Network with fellow professionals and share ideas and techniques.


Morning (8:00 AM – 12:00 PM):

  • Welcome and Introductions (15 minutes)
  • STATIM 2000 G4: The Power of High-Speed Steam Sterilization (45 minutes):
  • Overview of STATIM 2000 G4 features and benefits
  • Demonstration of cycle selection and operation
  • Q&A session
  • Coffee Break (15 minutes): Networking opportunity with industry peers and Coltene representatives.
  • BRAVO and STATCLAVE Autoclaves: Reliable Solutions for Larger Loads:
  • Understanding the functionalities of BRAVO and STATCLAVE autoclaves
  • Selecting the appropriate cycle for different instruments and jewelry
  • Maintenance and troubleshooting tips
  • HYDRIM C61W Washer: The Key to Pre-Sterilization Cleaning (45 minutes):
  • Importance of proper pre-cleaning before sterilization
  • Features and functions of the HYDRIM C61W washer
  • Demonstrating the cleaning process for instruments and jewelry
  • Selecting the right detergents and cycles
  • Maintaining a Safe Environment in Your Studio (45 minutes):
  • Best practices for aseptic technique
  • Storage and handling of sterilized instruments and jewelry
  • Waste management and disposal procedures
  • Lunch Break (1 hour): 

Afternoon (1:00 PM – 4:30 PM or later):

  • Jewelry Materials science and style
  • Open Forum and Q&A : Address any lingering questions and share experiences with fellow professionals.
  • Wrap-Up and Closing Remarks :

Additional Information:

  • Registration Fee: [$200]
  • Attendees will receive a certificate of completion.
  • Space is limited, so register early!


  • Online registration will be available through a dedicated webpage on and websites.


  • APP []
  • Brian W Skellie: []
  • SciCan: []


  • Brian W Skellie: Renowned technician with extensive experience in maintaining sterilization equipment for body piercing and tattoo professionals. Brian is a body art specialist with a focus on aseptic piercing techniques. He is a long-time member of the Association of Professional Piercers and has been involved in the body art industry for over 30 years. Skellie founded Piercing Experience in 1992 and is an expert on infection prevention and sterilization. He is also an authorized dealer of COLTENE SciCan Statim autoclaves and Hydrim instrument washers, making him uniquely qualified to provide this training session.
  • Pablo Perelmuter: Medical Director of APP and experienced Membership Committee chair with a demonstrated history of working in the Nonprofit Organization Management industry. Strong community and social services professional skilled in Membership Management, Non-profit Marketing, Spanish, Portuguese, Non-profit Volunteering, and Social Media.

By attending this seminar, body piercers can gain valuable knowledge and skills to ensure a safe and hygienic piercing experience for their clients.

Advanced Sterilization & Materials Intensive workshop

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