Steampunk has always enjoyed being in renaissance. Tugged between rebellion and historical exploration, it is symbolic of the compass, the setsquare, the pentagrams and everything mechanical from the era of steam. Cogs and watch parts glued into rings and pendants are aptly gaining popularity as a whole new class of geeks is emerging, who is out there hunting for steampunk jewellery in brass and copper. And, although we believe that geeks are smarter than us when it comes to making choices, we hope our list of the most appealing steampunk jewellery finds some good stead even among them.
This one is truly about skilfully assembling together rustic miniatures from metallic leftovers. The steampunk necklace features a miniature watch movement that is taken from inside a 50 year old tiny wristwatch, no longer capable of being repaired. Besides this, the 30mm pendent is articulated with movable arms and legs and also has tiny sparkling eyes. A closer look will remind of you tiny lego figure in metallic hues and slightly more solidarity.
Many believe that goggles define a steampunk personality. The pair in talk here is a one of the most amazing goggles made from a resurrected pair of vintage driving goggles. They have two tone lenses in cobalt blue glass and clear glass. The tinted glass occupies the upper half, blocking the sun’s rays and the lower clear portion helps normal viewing. The lenses have been perfectly rounded to give them an exquisite vinatage appearance and they also have gorgeous leather shield and leather covering that gives them a more peculiar style. For an over the top steampunk look, they have been aaded with double magnifier loops, which make look even more out of the world.
Shimmering in sterling silver, this bracelet might seem contrary to steampunk, but the point remains that its dangling parts are from vintage watches. The hefty bracelet comprises of 30 to 40 unique and ornate parts of antique pocket watches, silver plated and embedded with genuine rubies and turquoise Swarovski crystals. A creation by edmdesigns, its finesse has raised the bar for steampunk fashion, giving it an elegant dimension.
The 3D midea dimensional wrist cuff is best for gothic lovers who enjoy the dark side of things. There is a mountain of bulky fabric caged with brass metal work and mounted by hand stitching. The cuff is crowned with a huge vintage watch face, which makes a cathedral motif on the top. There is a feathery bird that sits by the antique wall cock hands. Fitted with large black leather buttons and a ribbed stretchable loop, they will tie the cuff securely against your wrist.
A lovely hand designed brooch, this is one can be paired with any steamy outfit you wear. It has a Victorian inspired pin from the 70’s, which is hung with lots of clock work from the same era. 3 inches wide and 1 ¾ inches in length, it will capture attention of viewers from a distant as well. Its intricacies are neatly crafted and are well distinguishable.
What’sgreat about these pair of exquisite these steampunk cufflinks is that they feature PAUL BREGUETTE watch movement. This brand is a sub division of the Ebel watch Company, a highly sought after luxury watch maker, whose watches range from $10,000 to $40,000. But, the happy news is that is cufflink is not as expensive and you get it for $8.59. A small rectangular timepiece gleams inside a silver casing and also features genuine rubies and bold balck leathering.
A striking skeletal pocket watch, this is one beyond sleek and gorgeous. It comes in gunmetal finishing, embedded with bold genuine rubies, brass gearing, a few sapphire screws and some intricate etchings on its surface. The pendent can wind up with the help of a winding stem with dozens of gears moving in all directions. Although it will run and spin, it won’t tell time because of the absence of hands.
A fantastic pair of feminine earrings, they have a syteampunk design, but with a universal appeal that will be liked by most women. They are made from vintage ruby jewelled petite watch movements; they are marked with intricate detailing on silver plated brass filigree. It is vintage tooled and its lever back has some fantastic scroll work. They are handmade and measure 52mm in length and 23mm wide at the widest point.