Real Steampunk

     The Steampunk  genre (or more correctly, sub-genre) encompasses movies,  clothing,  art, fiction,  jewelry,  sculpture and more.  It draws heavily from old fashioned technology and appeals to those of  us  interested in technology, fantasy, and […]

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Plumpton Says Patina

I have been experimenting with patinas on metal. You can buy patina chemicals, but you can also use things from around the house, like salt, rust, and ammonia.  My feline […]

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Some Web Sites I Like

For interesting takes on Metalsmithing and Metal Jewelry,  check out the work of David Paul Bacharach, Barbara Briggs and Connie Fox’s wonderful site, Jatayu To learn to make just about […]

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My Lust For Rust

I came upon Altered Curiosities by accident. It’s not the kind of book I would usually buy. But boy, I am so glad this book made it to my door. […]

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