steampunk jewelry

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Here is a blue Tritium stick sealed in another glass vial secured in silver tone “window” setting. Tritium sticks will glow for 10 to 15 years without the need of “charging” like regular glow in the dark pigment powders.  It is currently used in high-end watches, keyrings and gun sights - anything that needs to be seen at night. I decided to go with silver tone components because it complements the blow glow.  Just as important as the Tritium is the mechanical looking part it’s hanging from.  I was attempting to evoke a geared mechanical pulley assemblage with components found in the hardware store mixed with traditional jewellery findings.

I make in the steampunk genre but I wouldn’t classified as steampunk.  To me it’s futuristic with an alien artefact feel to it.  If you are interested in buying this you can find it on ebay here.

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Spirit Level choker

A bit different than my normal SP designs.  I’ve always loved spirit levels - I don’t know why but I had to use this level in a design.  As you can see it fluoresces under a black/UV light.  It is not glow in the dark.  It’s on a black rubber cord.  Available in my Etsy Shop.

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Tritium Core Pendant

For some reason this reminds me of the old visible petrol pump.  This was meant to be housed under a glass dome but the design ended up being too tall for it to fit.  So here it is as a pendant.  You can see I’ve included a tiny “gauge” including a tiny watch hand.  I recently started using hand UV glue which I’ve used to seal the dial.  The core is green Tritium with a fine wire spring sealed inside a second glass vial.  Tritium glows continuously for 10 to 12 years.  Unlike conventional glow in the dark, it doesn’t require “charging” from another light source.  The core sits on a heavy solid brass bead.  It’s on a brass faceted cut chain that is 22 ½ inches long with a lobster claw clasp.  The pendant is 1 ½ inches high and ½ an inch wide.

If you would like to buy this please send my a message and I will send you a Paypal invoice.  It is US$135 with shipping included.  The package will come with tracking, receipt and delivery confirmation.  You will be covered by Paypal protection.

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Gold Audio

Apparently using gold plate in hi-end audio equipment sounds better because:

Gold is highly resistant to corrosion or oxidation, so prevents poor connections from those sources.It is also fairly soft, so the mating surfaces deform slightly, increasing contact area to reduce resistance. The gold plating is very thin, so the added resistance from the gold is easily overcome by its other properties. 

When I saw this gold plate fuse I just had to use it.  It looks like it’s fairly simple but I did have to pop the fuse so the pins went right through. It’s available in my Etsy shop.

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Tritium Power

Yes, another Tritium piece!  I like the look of exposed vintage screws (originally used in glasses) with the smallest hexagonal nuts I’ve ever seen.  The vial is wrapped in fine copper wire and sealed in a glass tube with vintage copper “acorn” end caps and tiny round finials. The curved vintage brass arms are secured to two gold tone brackets and secured with the screws.  The side pins have a tiny brass round “dangle” drop ball and are threaded with copper tubing and tri-ridged brass tube.  The brass knurled beads contain a tiny grub screw that secures it all.  

The Tritium tube will glow continuously for 12 to 15 years and doesn’t require “charging” like conventional glow in the dark.  It is currently used in high end watches, keyring fobs and military weapon sights.  

Dimensions:

The whole pendant section is just under 2 inches wide and 2 inches long.  It is on a brass facet cut brass cable link chain.  It drop (from the clasp to the pendant is 9 inches including the lobster claw clasp.  It is designed to be worn high on the decolletage but I’m happy to alter it for you.

This piece transcends the steampunk genre and would be an intriguing, unique addition to costume or contemporary clothing.  It’s US$195 including tracking postage and would be covered under Paypal buyer protection.  Just send me a PM if you are interested.   

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Celestial Mink Jaw Bone Dangle Earrings $18.50 🌙

All bones utilized in our pieces are ethically sourced and cruelty free! 💀

Receive a free gift with every purchase to celebrate the relaunch of our shop 💎

https://www.etsy.com/listing/548951858/celestial-mink-jaw-bone-dangle-earrings?ref=shop_home_active_3

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I’m packing up orders this weekend, so if you buy something now, it ought to ship by Monday (barring disaster/mishap/zombie apocalypse)! 

https://www.etsy.com/shop/NovusAntiquae