Fantastic Five: Steampunk

What is steampunk? No, it’s not a rotten locomotive but has been classified as a literary genre with elements of fiction, fantasy, history and horror.

During the 1980s it began to evolve into gadgets, games and a design aesthetic in clothing and jewelry. In the Victorian age and now, steampunk style features technological innovations. The future perspective is seen in fashion, culture, art and even architectural style.

At Zibbet you’ll find a great selection of steampunk goods. After reading about this week’s Fantastic Five be sure to see all the great steampunk products with these searches: steampunk, gothic, archictecture, and fantasy.

1. Steampunk Gothic Strange - Entwined Soul Pendant by Lady Pirotessa $41.98: Lady Pirotessa has created a stunning mix of the elements of nature. Wild Dryad vines wrap around this Forest Dragon’s Rose-like Eye. Fabulous new premium Zibbet shop with amazing photos of her creations. Must see!

2. Bright Pink Hat by Lucrezia’s Delight $225: The ultimate steampunk hat comes with a free hat stand of your choice. A lot of work went into this masterpiece with hand dying, hand stitching and and certainly the artist’s eye for color. Lucrezia’s Delight specializes in fine millinery for the discerning Gothic.

3. Woman’s Frock Coat Steampunk Fantasy by Manic Manx $780:  One-of-a-kind coat that Kristi Manx is rightly proud that it was featured in Belle Armoire Magazine. Kristi incorporated vintage fabrics and handmade trims on this unique piece. The colors of the trim are an olive and burgundy on black canvas. Go Kristi!

4. Corset Cuff Bracelet by Auralee $179: This gorgeous corset cuff bracelet was handcrafted with sterling silver and 14 karat gold filled wire. The artist hand brushed it for a satin finish. Auralee has made steampunk corset rings to compliment this bracelet. Be sure to visit her shop.

5. Hand Sculpted Coffin Locket by Wicked Gems $26.99Fabulous one-of-a-kind coffin locket is hand sculpted and carved, then rubbed with fine silver leaf and sealed. The artist invented a unique hinge and magnetic closure to keep your locked sealed tight. What will you put into it? Wicked Gems has 150 fantastic items.

very top image - Steampunk Goth Girl Art Print - December Rain by Rustic Goth $10

Check out Zibbet’s Steampunk Pinterest Board managed by Emily of Mtn Frankie Creations.

Thanks to Barbra for writing the introduction for this Fantastic Five while I was writing the captions. Teamwork!

Judy writes the ‘Fantastic Five column where she features 5 Zibbet items every week. She is the owner of four Zibbet shops: Portable Graffiti Graphics, Portable Graffiti buttons, Proofreader, and Wild Goose Chase vintage, crafts and supplies. You can follow Judy on Facebook.

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17 Responses to “Fantastic Five: Steampunk”

  1. AllAboutTheButtons

    Steampunk is fascinating. As usual, great group af artists.

  2. texaseagle

    Wow! How much fun is this? Great collection again Judy!

  3. BreitWerk

    So many amazing items fall into this category. Your selections are amazing as always!
    Deni @BreitWerk

  4. LadyPirotessa

    Oh My Goodess! Thank you so much for the feature in this amazing Fantastic Five Feature of wonderful steampunk artists. I have shared it on my facebook as well. Thank you so much!

  5. customcandycreations

    What a great Fab 5 this is!! Great job Judy! Congrats to the featured artists!

  6. PaperOnParade

    Wow! What wonderful selections of steampunk items. And I enjoyed the article, too. Thanks, Judy!

  7. LMRPhotography

    Judy,
    This is another great article and great pieces shown.
    I really never knew what steampunk was until I started pinning things for my board.
    There are some amazing artists in this genre and I have fallen in love with some of the items I see. :-)

  8. NicolesVisions

    I so don’t *get* the whole steam punk thing but these selections are great !!

  9. GrandmothersHouse

    I don’t “get it” - but trying to keep an open mind here - there is something inviting, attractive, artistic about all of the selections. It’s a great job, Ms. Judy!
    Grandmother Carolyn

  10. GerushiasNewWorld

    I actually love Steampunk. I’ve seen some amazing costumes at the different “cons” around Southern California.

    I’m happy to see some Steampunk on zibbet. It takes all kinds…I say! :-)

    Kim
    Gerushia’s New World

  11. rusticgoth

    Thank you so much for including me in your ‘Fantastic Five: Steampunk’ post! I really do appreciate it! I have posted a link on my Rustic Goth Facebook page and tweeted it to my Rustic Goth Twitter followers:)
    Thanks again!

  12. LucreziasDelight

    Squee! Thank you so much for including my work! ^_^ I’m posting to my Twitter feed (@LucreziaDelight; which also goes to my Facebook page). Also forwarding your blog post to other friends of mine who love goth and steampunk. - there are some lovely pieces here. Thank you! ^_^

  13. olebaglady

    Wonderful colletion…great job!

  14. TawnyBee

    Oh. My. Gosh. That pendant. It’s so freaky and yet so intriguing. I can’t stop looking at it. Beautiful collection.

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