Steampunk is one of those genres that fall into the fantasy because now in the 21th century we are trying to connect to the old victorian times as well as midevil through books, movies, art and cosplaying as steampunk characters and steampunk fashion it self. Yes steampunk has also taken part of the fashion world. Perhaps not up there with victoria’s secret but in middle with goth art as a sub genre of fantasy much like manga is subculture of japan.
The beauty of steampunk jewelry is in its combination of that old bulky technology with colorful stones. What I like about steampunk is that it can make anything look robotic. It is just as symbolic as someone who wears the pentagram over their neck. As if it were a religion from a lost high tech world or from the future.
What is steampunk?
Steampunk is a subgenre for science fiction and fantasy. Steampunk focuses on the victorian time of the 1800′s and its bulky technology and fashion of that era which so many people like to cosplay as. The steampunk technology is powered by steam and if you dont know what I mean or have not seem such technology watch the three musketers movie that came out in 2011 or you can watch the movie Wild Wild West with Will Smith.
The steampunk culture revolves around the films, clothes, cosplay outfits, novels setting in the Victorian times. There are steampunk anime such as Last Exile and even american cartoons like the Legend of Korra has added steampunk to their fictional worlds. Another thing that has made steampunk such an exciting and famous subgenre is the art of it. The gears used to make steampunk necklaces, watches and rings and sculptures draws in the eyes of many.
They draw in attention. I once wore a steampunk necklace to my job and my supervisor immediately asked me. “Hey where did you get that. That looks nice.” You can make a steampunk necklace but it can be a pain sometimes. Especially if you don’t have the tools and the patients. It is better to buy one but the question is where. Where can you find an affordable steampunk necklace with the colorful stone pieces that you want.
If you take the time to look in the right place you can find steampunk necklaces of all colors shapes and sizes. They are fun to wear, especially if you are cosplaying, going to a Renaissance fair or a convention of scyfy and fantasy. If you are a collector and have shrine of steampunk if you follow the links on this page I refer you to good sources of steampunk.
A steampunk necklace will make a great gift for someone you know or love that is into the genre.
Steampunk rings like all other rings come in all shapes and sizes. What I love about the making of these items is that they are made of actual gold and silver like other rings. The fun things about these rings is that they have extraordinary designs and some look much like clocks. It takes a great amount of time to make these with patients so they can be Pricy. You will find many Ren fairs sellings these as well as anime conventions. Since the actual stones have to be bought to make the rings and for them to appeal the price on these can be very high.
Make sure that you do not have any allergies or sensitive skin when buying steampunk bracelets because since most are made of leather and steel, you can either get an allergic reaction or a rash on you skin. It really is not such a big deal but it is worth mentioning. Bracelet’s are a feel cool type of item. You dont need them but you want. Its for fashion. In the victorian era many used bracelet to fight and even hide weapons. call it what you will a bracelet or a bangle, they look great and fun.
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