Category: Informative

Gwendolyne's Steampunk Gems Jewellery throughout time - Ancient and early jewellery making

Jewellery throughout time – Ancient and early jewellery making

The attachments of small, decorative items to body or clothes, worn for personal adornment or otherwise, happened a long time before there was even a word for these pretty decorations. Ever since humans first started to wear clothes and use tools, more than 100,000 years ago, jewels have been made and worn by people. One […]

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Steampunk meets Star Citizen

STEAMPUNK & STAR CITIZEN

Since a few years my husband has been a great supporter and active player of the game Star Citizen. This amazing game is still under development by the subsidiary/division Roberts Space Industries (RSI) of Cloud Imperium Games and published by Cloud Imperium Games Corporation. The development of the game started in 2011, led by director […]

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How to find that unique gift

HOW TO FIND THAT UNIQUE GIFT?

Do you get fed up with receiving search results that have nothing to do with what you were actually looking for? Or that you think you have finally reached a page that is useful to you, only to find out that it was just a lure? One of the most difficult things that people might […]

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Gwendolyne's Steampunk Gems take on What is Steampunk?

STEAMPUNK IN THE ARTS

Literature, Films, Games, Music, Architecture and Art The following lists contain a number of books, films, games and architectural structures that either have clear elements of or are based on Steampunk as a genre. Obviously there are plenty more to add in these categories, but here is a start… Books Twenty Thousand Leagues Under The […]

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Gwendolyne's Steampunk Gems asks the question, What is Steampunk?

WHAT IS STEAMPUNK?

Steampunk is a subgenre of science fiction or science fantasy. Whenlooking for a definition of Steampunk, it is described as: “A genre of science fiction that has a historical setting and typically features steam-powered machinery rather than advanced technology.” “A style of design and fashion that combines historical elements with anachronistic technological features inspired by […]

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