Steampunk Emporium: Creating Fantastical Jewelry, Devices and Oddments from Assorted Cogs, Gears and Curios

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North Light Books, Jun 22, 2011 - Crafts & Hobbies - 128 pages
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Embark on a most extraordinary expedition

Make haste and pack your bags right away — you're not going to want to delay this charming adventure! Whilst perusing the pages of Steampunk Emporium, the harrowing antics of Miss Emily Ladybird will engage you in the most enchanting of worlds. Join her as she records the adventures of intergalactic space pirates, undersea voyagers and Jurassic explorers — all the while, dabbling in the details of which baubles best benefit the venturesome class.

Discover within: 20 beautiful and whimsical designs accompanied by detailed step-by-step images and meticulous instruction. Projects ranging from decadent jewelry, medals of great distinction, wine charms for imbibers and many devices of note. Superb instruction for a variety of jewelry, polymer clay and mixed media techniques you can use in all your adornment escapades. Let Steampunk Emporium outfit you for the unabashed adventure of a lifetime!

 

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I'm a fan of steampunk fiction, but found after reading this book that I'm less a fan of steampunk style, or at least this interpretation of it. The instructions are clear, the photographs pretty good ... Read full review

Contents

What is Steampunk?
8
Atlantis Expedition
11
Zeppelin Pirate Attack
29
Absinthe Fairy Interlude
47
Jurassic Valley Exploration
65
Clockwork Tea Party
83
An Appendix of Useful Items and Practical Methodology
100
About the Author
123
Resources
124
Index
126
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About the author (2011)

Jema Hewitt is a freelance craft writer, as well as a costume and jewelry designer. She has written articles for both Making Jewellery Magazine and also Craft Stamper on many projects in the steampunk genre. Jema has been at the forefront of the UK steampunk movement for several years and her alter ego, "Emilly Ladybird", has a large social media following. She is a regular lecturer and workshop leader in the UK and has written two books on beading and jewelry making with New Holland and has two best-selling DVDs on tiara making (Rainbow Disks).

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