Save the Bees - Steampunk brooch - Small Brass Bee Lightbulb Pin - Unique Unusual Original Handmade Steam Punk Clockwork Jewelry

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Save the Bees - Steampunk brooch - Small Brass Bee Lightbulb Pin - Unique Unusual Original Handmade Steam Punk Clockwork Jewelry



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  • Handmade item
  • Materials: wire, lightbulb

My steampunk jewellery and sculptures are influenced by the sub-genre of science fiction with its prominent elements of fictional technological inventions. I particularly like the evocative design and outlook of the neo-victorian style. The look and technology of the Victorian era sitting alongside impossible machinery or fantastic creatures is inspiring. I use vintage and antique clock and watch parts, movements and cogs for my creations, along with vintaj brass and sterling silver charms, chains and findings.

10% of the profits from this sale will be donated to The Bumblebee Conservation Trust via Work For Good

Sadly, our bumblebees are in decline because of changes in agricultural practices that have largely removed flowers from the landscape, leaving the bumblebees with little to feed upon. Most UK species have declined greatly in recent years, and two have become extinct in the UK since 1940.

Fortunately, there is much that can be done to benefit bumblebees. At the Bumblebee Conservation Trust, they work to raise awareness of the plight of the bumblebee amongst the general public. In particular, they provide information about bumblebees and work with farmers to help them farm in ways which are sympathetic to bees.

You can find more information on their website at

This brooch is made from a spent sewing machine light bulb with brass fastening and tinted glass. The wings are made from acetate and the legs are wire wound. It fastens with a brass brooch pin.

Length of brooch - 5cm
Diameter of bulb - 2.5cm

Please be aware that this brooch is made from a recycled glass light bulb which could break easily if dropped on a hard surface or crushed - wing attachment may vary slightly

Any questions, just ask.

A must for any outfit, steampunk or otherwise!

All items within the UK will be sent via Royal Mail signed for within 3 working days, please allow 3-5 working days for delivery.

International items will be sent via Royal Mail International - If you prefer, I can send it tracked for extra security, this will cost a little extra so please email me before you buy. *PLEASE NOTE* I cannot accept responsibility for packages which are delayed/lost outside of the UK without a tracking number. Please allow between 15 and 30 working days for international items.

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819 reviews

5 out of 5 stars

Sallee Bickford 10 Dec, 2019

5 out of 5 stars

I got this in yesterday! It’s perfect!! Looks exactly like the photo!! I’m going to put it in my paper flower bouquet for my wedding, it’s the perfect size. Gorgeous!!

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chandrakipker 12 Apr, 2020

5 out of 5 stars

Pictures don’t do this piece justice. Quite the conversation piece. I love it!

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Mark Braithwaite 21 Nov, 2019

5 out of 5 stars

My bee is beautiful. My Steampunk topper has just gone to a new level and my friends have 'Hat Envy'. Thank you Denise xx

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Nancy Atherton 13 Mar, 2020

5 out of 5 stars

So very very clever. So many compliments! Can’t bear to think of putting it in a drawer— it sits on my dressing table and brings a great smile whenever I’m in the bedroom. I’m so glad I spotted this on Etsy! Thank you!

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