Steampunk Design Class


Steampunk is first and foremost a literary genre, or least a subgenre of science fiction and fantasy that includes social or technological aspects of the 19th century (the steam). It usually includes some deconstruction of, reimagining of, or rebellion against parts of it (the punk). Steampunk stories may include: The Victorian era as a setting but also include advanced machines based on 19th century technology such as zeppelins and airships, may include supernatural beings such as werewolves and vampires, and have a strong aesthetic and fashion element that incorporates machine parts (watches and keys), leather (often in many colors), symbols of love and freedom (the rebellion of punk), including, birds, hearts, wings, owls, ravens ships and zeppelins. Nature themes are also important to steam punk and include shells, trilobites and the nautilus. The colors associated with steam punk are brown, orange, brass, copper oxidized blue, heart red, and antique white.

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What you will learn:

  • The SteamPunk aesthetic, including color schemes and icons
  • How to construct a "statement necklace" with matching earrings
  • How to close jump rings
  • How to make loops

Prerequisite: None

Tools & Materials: Everything you need is available in the class. Choosing your materials and designing your jewelry is part of the class. Materials for your project are not included in the class fee. You may choose from our large selection or bring your own. At the end of class you will pay for the materials you used for your project. All necessary tools will be provided in the class by the instructor.

Location: Classes are held at our store, 1544 Park Street, Alameda, CA 94501.

3 Ways to Sign Up:

  • Sign up online with a credit card (secure) by adding this class to the online shopping cart, and checking out
  • Call 510-337-1203 (give Visa/Mastercard/Discover info to employee)
  • Come into the store and pay with check, cash, or Visa/Mastercard/Discover

Discount: Students will receive a 10% discount on in-store merchandise for 4 weeks prior and 2 weeks after the class.

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Instructor: Roberta Miller

Class size: 2 student minimum - 6 student maximum

Date & Time:

  • Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017, 4:00 - 6:00 pm
  • Friday, Dec. 29, 2017, 3:00 - 5:00 pm

Add to Cart:

  • Model: 9532

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