Monday, 27 February 2012

Arrangement in Steampunk #2

Remember those wooden jewelry boxes lined in velveteen with a little drawer for bracelets and slots for your rings?  I found one the other day and transformed it into another steampunk-inspired mixed media piece, complete with test tube lighting, gears, and copper coils.

Blue-tinted test tube light illuminates the compartment.

The cover, pre-patina
With fixtures from the plumbing aisles, a test tube, moss, refrigeration tubing, and patina solution, it's a centerpiece and a lighting fixture at the same time.   A far cry from it's original state:

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