Steampunk Cameo

I like creative approach to traditional subjects. Cabochons in simple settings are nice and cute, but everybody and their sister has them. I glued the cameo onto the setting and then wrapped it with wire, watch parts and beads. I like the outcome. It definitely fits into the style. Available on Etsy.

Blue blood

I only had one bead like this: large, sapphire coloured venetian glass, so I waited to use it until I had gold plated wire (just didn’t seem to go with anything else). And I had some brass gears I wanted to use. The pictures just don’t show the whole effect, I can’t manage to photograph it right. It took me several hours to finish it. That’s because gold plated wire is harder to work with, …

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