All posts tagged: steampunk

Pink Rectangle Waltham

A small, rectangle-shaped watch movement was made by the American Waltham Watch Company in 1928. This movement just has some pink Swarovski crystals attached to the top and a silver plated bail on the back.

Work in Progress

I have a lot of people ask me how long it takes me to make a piece of jewelry.  So, I decided to put this bit together so you can see my process.  This is an example. On the first night, after I had eaten […]

The Golden Snitch

The golden snitch was done for a Harry Potter themed night, at the St. Louis Science Center.  To resemble the snitch from the movies, I did some research and found out that they were originally live creatures that were hunted to extinction, for the Quid-ditch […]

Butterfly Earrings with Lapis Lazuli

A pair of earrings was made by taking a pair of tiny butterfly wings and coat them in a thin coat of resin. On the front side of them, a pear shaped piece of lapis lazuli has been attached. They have a silver plated bail […]

Gilded Watch Dial on Blue Morpho

This necklace was made using the bottom wing portion of a blue Morpho butterfly. The wing has several layers of resin over it and it has an antique, gold-colored, metal watch dial, attached to the top. There is a thin coat of resin over the […]

Honey Bees in Watch Case

A real piece of honeycomb, has been placed inside of an antique pocket watch case. Three real honeybees have been placed inside and coated in resin. A second antique pocket watch case, with a plastic crystal, has been attached to the top side. This hangs […]

Golden Watch and Blue Morpho

A real blue morpho butterfly wing has several coats of resin on it. At the top is a gold-colored watch movement. On the back is a silver plated bail and this hangs with a gold plated chain.

Art Deco Brass and Aluminum Steampunk

This is a necklace made by taking two strips of brass and hammered them by hand on only two sides. A square of aluminum was attached to the other sides and this was joined together, in a familiar Art Deco style. A single, small, antique […]