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We are located at:

660 Merrimon Ave
Asheville, NC 28804




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Before contacting us,please consult our FAQ page, many times it can answer your questions.


We are a small business and do change hours occassionally if events arise. Please call ahead to be sure we will be here before planning a trip to our studio. Thanks.

Tattooing is a visual art. It is not possible to price over the phone. Please do not call for prices. We welcome you to come in and speak with us about a design.

Mans Ruin has been located in Asheville for over 15 years. We moved to our current location in 2008. The latest studio is larger than our past location and we have added an amazing art gallery featuring local artists.After coming through the golden flame front door,you will enter the front room of our studio which welcomes you into a huge collection of tattoo designs as well as the largest and most diverse collection of body jewelry in WNC. Our trophy wall is also located in the front room. The wall is a collection of magazine publications and awards we have won over the years. We are very proud of our success. The center of the studio is the art gallery which features over 30 local artists. The gallery is packed full of many different mediums and styles of art. We have handmade jewelry to sculpture to oil paintings. The list is constantly changing as we switch artists on a rotating basis. The center room also is the home of our sterilization room. This is a closed off area that contains our autoclave, ultrasonic and washing sink. We pride ourselves on sterility, keeping everyone safe. The rear of the studio is a closed off and private. It houses our seperate tattoo and piercing rooms. Each room is private and has a door. We want you to feel as comfortable as possible as we take your privacy serious. We have worked hard over the years to seperate ourselves and to rise above standards. We offer a very unique environment. Our focus is on each person on an individual basis. We have a mature atmosphere and are professional. We stive to be the perfect place for tattoo collectors as well as newbies.

We welcome you to visit in person....

Heather Ruin & the staff of Mans Ruin


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