Steampunk earrings batch

I’m having another beading attack earrings phase. These earrings are quite simple in construction, but include handmade dichroic glass beads and unusual brass-plated elements. I tried to make each pair look slightly different. More are to come when I get more supplies. Available in my Etsy shop. And this box contains over 1kg of unfinished lampwork glass earrings, that are waiting for me to have enough energy/wire scraps to make some matching earhooks.

Steampunk parrot

You really don’t want to know how much time it took to complete it. A pendant like this has to be wrapped around at least twice, so it doesn’t bend, and needs extra wire in a few spots to give it durability. I used lots of tiny glass beads to decorate it. It was fun to make, but took lots and lots of work. Available on Etsy.

Steampunk Owl

This pendant was sold before I managed to blog about it, but I’d still like to share it – I’m quite happy with how it came out. I’ll try to make a similar one soon.

Heart pendants – 2012 3rd batch

For some reason most of the steampunk ones are green this time… I think I need to go shopping for supplies, most of the hearts I have left are green at the moment. Also, some of them have the new key charms I’ve recently got and will be using from now on until further notice (they’re bigger but I like them better than the previous ones). The pendants are available in my Etsy shop, in …

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More pendants with dichroic glass

I’m still experimenting with the right shape for my pendants, also looking for beads that go with the dichroic glass cabs, which is not easy, because they usually change colours depending on from which angle you look at them. Metallic coated fire polished glass seems to work best. The pendants are available in my shop: green, purple, blue and brown (the green one is also based on a gold plated watch piece – nicer colour!)

Pocket watch steampunk pendants with artistic glass cabs

I’ve had a stash of fused and dichroic glass cabochons that were too small to use for wire wrapping and had no idea what to do with them. But recently I found out I could glue them onto stuff, for example onto the round flat spots in some pocket watch pieces, like I used to do with cameo cabs. I think dichroic glass is perfect for steampunk and I’ve been working on these pendants especially …

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Artistic glass steampunk pendants

With these pendants it usually takes more time to make them. They’re high end stuff in what I make and I want them to be really perfect, so I take the time to find the right watch parts, right beads to decorate them, and the wrapping itself lasts longer. The beautiful glass cabs come from Mollie Barrow at Spleodar Glass. Two of them are emerald green, although I can’t decide what colour that is exactly. …

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