Steampunk Jewelry Necklace
The world of Steampunk is currently enjoying a renaissance.
Out of all the strange and fascinating Steampunk accessories that go with this Neo- Victorian art form, my passion is for Steampunk Jewelry.
When I see someone wearing Steampunk Jewelry, it’s like a symbol, as recognisable as the compass and setsquare of the freemasons, the pentagram of the Wiccans or the Ankh of the Goths (and lets not forget Ancient Egyptians!).
In my mind there is so much more to Steampunk Jewelry than cogs and old watch parts glued to rings and pendants, with the repurposing of these components there is an intrinsic appreciation of the skill and artistry of the past.
Securing old watch parts has become no easy task, as enthusiasts are snapping up vintage timepieces and contemporary watches are comprised mainly of plastic, making them irrelevant.
Whilst there has always been a collectable market for wonderfully crafted timepieces
Sadly broken or less collectable watches were discarded, but with the Steampunk movement the intricate and beautiful objects of yesteryear have been given a new lease of life.
When you open the watches and clocks of yesteryear it’s like opening a treasure chest; you’ll often find rubies along with the elaborate and gorgeous movements.
With the resetting of these movements and rearrangement of the components these antiquated artefacts take on a fresh new relevance in this wonderful and intricate art form.
As mentioned in my last blog post, I’ve been hard at work replenishing Steampunk Jewelry for London Particulars since the Valentine’s day rush.
One of the hands-down most popular items in my shop are without a doubt, Steampunk rings. So I’ve been busy creating new pieces which you can find here.
These are just some of the new items added to London Particulars this week and if you have a penchant for Steampunk rings (and who in their right mind wouldn’t?), you can find a huge selection here.
As ever, if you have a favorite color which you can’t find, please feel more than free to convo me on Etsy and I will see what I can create for you.
With a blitz of sales over at London Particulars during the lead up to Valentine’s Day, I’ve been busy at work creating brand new pieces of Steampunk jewelry. Some of which will be appearing on Etsy within the next few days.
In the meantime I’ve sent out my Clockwork Nano News Bots to collect bits and bobs of interest from the world of Steampunk to share for your viewing and reading pleasure.
You can find all of these stories and more being shared over on my Google+ page and if you haven’t hooked up with London Particulars on Google+yet, may I humbly suggest you do so at your earliest convenience!
Now, for this week’s compendium, a Steampunk Batman and Robin, advice for Steampunk fashion beginners, a Steampunk Necklace from yours truly on London Particulars, gorgeous Steampunk art on DeviantArt, even more gorgeous Steampunk Art over at DeviantArt and finally a fearsome steam train race.