Lots of earrings

I have been quite busy for the past few days (hence no updates), but I still managed to find some time to make some jewellery. I promised myself that I will use all the wire leftovers before I start another bigger project, so I made a few pairs of earrings. They are available in my Etsy shop in the “Steampunk” section.

From the sea

Back when I was a teenager, I used to spend my summer holidays with my parents, often at the seaside or near it. It was a Baltic sea, and it doesn’t provide interesting shells for jewellery, but on the annual St. Dominic’s fair in Gdansk, you could buy all kinds of exotic shells and ambers. I used to spend half of my allowance on them and I’d string them on a piece of leather cord, …

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Copper steampunk earrings

I ordered a bag of copper beads, that looked like mechanism parts on a photo. I wasn’t wrong, they really look like mechanism parts :) I wish I had bought some more, because I’m running out of them and this seller doesn’t have them anymore. In fact I couldn’t find anything similar on the whole Ebay. Actually these earrings were the first steampunk items that I’ve made. All copper, no brass. I wrap the elements …

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Clockwork fly

I really loved making this piece! It was supposed to be a beetle, actually, but it somehow turned into a fly during the process of making… It’s made mostly of craft wire and vintage watch parts. I decided to cheer it up a bit with tiny red seed beads and Czech fire polished glass beads. Available on Etsy.