The most popular Steampunk motif is the gear, symbolic of industry. Watch faces and clock hands are also popular because of their connection with clockwork.
Our instructor (on the right) was an old pro at these thing and made it look SO easy. It takes a lot of dexterity to make jewelry. Plus, I think my fingernails were a hindrance. LOL!
Here's Reed, softly hammering the wheels in place. It takes a gentle touch, because the metal is much softer than we ever imagined.
And here we are modeling the finished product. Lovely, huh?
Steampunk can be expressed in many items besides jewelry. Above is a Steampunk Clock!
And here is a Steampunk Computer!
Have YOU gotten into the Steampunk Craze?