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This is a very unique, hand crafted, and realistic mechanical Mantis made from the recycled parts of old watches.

His body is made out of watch strap springs and a christmas light bulb.

His wings are made from antique watch faces that have been cut, sanded, and curved into wing shapes.

His head is made from a watch dial, bent into shape and onto it are soldered winding stem knobs that act as his eyes.

His legs were created with many different watch winding stems that have been cut into various sizes and soldered at the leg joints using lead free silver bearing solder.

His legs and body swivel at the first joint.

There is no glue or resin to be found in the piece...everything is soldered into place with metal. This is a one of a kind work of art, never to be exactly reproduced.


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If you would like to buy a piece like this, please email jmg@amechanicalmind.com Be forewarned, there is a bit of a waiting list.
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This is a Mechanical Spider hand assembled from recycled watch parts including gears, watch plates, winding stems, and spring barrels.

Spider No 14 presents a new design for my spider creations. Rather than the body being just soldered together stems and spring barrels, it consists of a chassis-like assembly made with watch plates connected by stems. Onto this chassis are soldered the spring barrels and stems for eyes, the legs, the light bulb and a few gears for added mechanical effect.

Each leg consists of four different watch winding stems that have been cut down to size and soldered at the joint. Each leg has three soldered joints.

After the legs have been soldered individually, they are grouped into sides, and each side is soldered together. The sides are then soldered to the body chassis.

Therefore, the legs themselves take thirty four soldered joints.

The chassis on this particular spider has around twenty solder points, for a total of fifty-four different areas that need to be joined together.

There is no glue or resin to be found in the piece...everything is soldered into place with metal. This is a one of a kind work of art, never to be exactly reproduced.

He measures 45mm wide by 46mm front to back by 20mm tall and comes with a 3" by 4" glass display dome with wood base. He is extremely fragile and should be handled sparingly and very gently, and is most definitely not a toy.

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This is a very unique, hand crafted, and realistic mechanical Mantis made from the recycled parts of old watches.

His body is made out of watch strap springs and a christmas light bulb.

His wings are made from antique watch faces that have been cut, sanded, and curved into wing shapes.

His head is made from a watch dial, bent into shape and onto it are soldered winding stem knobs that act as his eyes.

His legs were created with many different watch winding stems that have been cut into various sizes and soldered at the leg joints using lead free silver bearing solder.

There is no glue or resin to be found in the piece...everything is soldered into place with metal. This is a one of a kind work of art, never to be exactly reproduced.


There is no glue or resin to be found in the piece...everything is soldered into place with metal. This is a one of a kind work of art, never to be exactly reproduced.

Dimensions: 29mm wide 41mm front to back 33mm tall He comes with a 3" by 4" glass dome with walnut base for display. He is extremely fragile and should be handled sparingly and very gently, and is most definitely not a toy.
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In greek mythology Harmonia is the daughter of Ares (war) and Aphrodite (love).

This one of a kind adjustable ear wrap is made of black artistic wire, opal white swarovski crystals a glass drop shaped bead and Japanese seed beads.

For the right ear.
No piercing required to wear my ear cuffs!

Available in my etsy shop:
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One of a kind Neo-Victorian (steampunk) necklace inspired by the victorian era in royal colors: wine red-purple and brass.

The pendant is made of an old watch face, a resin eye, brass and purple artistic wire, glass, and seed beads.
It measures 7 cm (2 3/4 inches) in length, and comes on a long satin ribbon with no clasp on it.

Available on etsy:
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Again something i wanted to try for a long time!
The hardest thing was to find out how to attach the wire wrapped decoration to the base.. at the end i realized that it's much-much more easy than i thought first :)

I've made 3 of this kind now with out of nickel free silver plated wire, labradorites and sterling silver beads.
This one is mine and the other 2 was a custom order: [link]

I'll be able to make more as soon as the materials arrive if any of you is interested (about 3-4 weeks max.).. i'll make steampunk ones too :nod:

DO NOT COPY!

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Steampunk Spider Pin Cushion : [link]
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Hand-crafted purse made of one uncut piece of uniquely colored genuine leather, sewn together with a leather strap. One inside pocket, lined flap and magnetic closure.

Approx Dimensions:
Width : 8 2/3 inch (22 cm)
Length : 9" (23 cm)
Strap Length: 48 1/2 inch (123 cm)

Weight: 6.7 oz (190 g)

See it on my Etsy shop: [link]
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Hand-crafted tote bag made of various patterned pieces of genuine leather, all in brown-gold tone. Cotton lining, two inside pockets, and zip fastener.

Approx Dimensions:
Width : 11 1/2 inch (30 cm)
Length : 14 1/4 inch (32 cm)
Handles length: 13 3/4 - 24 1/2 inch (64 cm)

Weight: 21 oz (300 g)

See it on my Etsy shop: [link]
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Hand-crafted, painted and pyrographed coktail purse, made of natural, damask-like uniquely-coloured leather, decorated with brass gear wheels. Soft leather interior, brass chain and magnetic closure.

Approx Dimensions:
Width : 7" (18 cm)
Length : 6 1/4 inch - 8 1/2 inch (16-22 cm)
Depth: 1 1/4 inch (3 cm)
Chain length: 11 1/2 inch (29 cm)

Weight: 3.5 oz (100 g)

See it on my Etsy shop: [link]
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This item has been sold, but you can check out my shop for similar stuff: [link]
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Dichroic glass + wire.
Available in my Etsy shop: [link]
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Read about this pendant in my blog: [link]

Sold.
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Steampunk Cogs Collar Necklace

I made this quite recently for a Steampunk ball I attended. Originally, I had thought of making a more traditional symmetrical necklace, but I realised that I wanted to create something a little more organic in feel. It's structured from copper wire, and each piece is wrapped with extremely thin gold wire. This is undoubtedly one of the most complex pieces of jewelry I've ever made, but I think it's worked nicely - it sits well when worn and has a good balance (at least, I think so).

I'm sorry the photo isn't fantastic; it was actually really difficult to get a good photo as the surfaces of the cogs are very reflective. I'll attempt to post a better one in the next few days when I have more time to get it right.

Although this necklace isn't for sale, I will take commissions for similar pieces, so please feel free to email me! :-)
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Item available to purchase at my Etsy store:
Etsy www.etsy.com/shop/RottenPearl
Also follow me on FB: www.facebook.com/pinkabsinthe.…
Stay tuned for new promo/sales actions =)
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Item available to purchase at my Etsy store:
Etsy www.etsy.com/shop/RottenPearl
Pre-ordering shop: www.rottenpearl.eu
Also follow me on FB: www.facebook.com/pinkabsinthe.…
Stay tuned for new promo/sales actions =)
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Artificial Data Encryption and Learning Aid Intelligence System and Auxillary Engineering Robot, or Adelais Aer for short, is a mechanical owl used as an engineering aid for Andrej in Crafters' Chronicle. Created with functionality and aesthetics in mind, this little fellow is one of a kid.

Owl made by *monsterkookies.
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All we truly, deeply long for...is freedom.

Owl made by *monsterkookies.
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