The fascination into Steampunk has given rise to a huge cyber enthusiasm. Moreover, it has created a whole new fashion line based on this genre. From clothes to accessories to case-mod to decor units; steampunk is a popular art form and is continually growing its fan base. This article lists ten such steampunk clocks for your geeky home; that are a must-have for Steampunk fanatics. You can be rest assured; that these clocks capture the interests and fascination of your guests and visitors vividly.
Birdhouse steampunk clock by Roger Wood
Clock maker Roger Woods, who hand crafts clocks individually and, uniquely; is a leading craftsman in the field of Steampunk clocks. Based in Toronto, his artistic skills are radical, unmatched and look like fictional technological inventions; that is set in the Victorian era England. Under the studio named as Klockwerks; Woods highlights each of his clocks with certain sense of eccentricity caught up in futuristic passion. Here above is a twin set of his creation which is called the Birdhouse Steampunk clock. These clocks reflect the surreal quality of his job. This functional piece of artifact enthralls the complete attention of the beholder. Moreover, the design transfers these clocks to a different era; a different time, on the wings of a steam-powered aircraft.
Exploding steampunk clock
Clock maker Roger Woods has a variety of clock designs, including his famous Exploding Clocks series. such clocks emerge as if they have detonated out of some machinery; but persist to labor through time with the onus of being duty bound. These clocks comes in the form of only single gear. However, they work freely as a fully functional clock to capture time and the passion underlying Steampunk culture.
Mechanical No.7 Eric Freitas’ steampunk clocks
This is the latest piece of innovative Steampunk machinery from clock designer Eric Freitas. Known to hand craft each piece of gear or machinery that goes into the clock, this US based designer has revamped the dying art of clock making into an idiosyncratic Steampunk art. The Mechanical No.7 clock, which took 1000 hours of total craftsmanship, is part of his post-apocalyptic Steampunk chronometers. Designed as a cryptic piece of art; the maker refers to this clock as a huge personal success. Bordering on the realm of dark mechanical curiosities, the clock brings alive a unique style of aged materials to create a typical Steampunk clock.
Steampunk Nixie clock
A nixie clock is usually referred to the clock on unique neon tubes popular around 1950’s. This is an electronic device for displaying numerals or other information. The glass tube contains a wire-mesh of anode; and, multiple cathodes for the lightened effect and explores vintage electronics. You can find various steampunk nixie clocks in the market; and they are popular as well. However, the latest one is a design by UK artist Kev Stenning. It measures 213 x167x399 mm in height width and length. Made of toughened Pyrex glass, solid copper and brass machined parts; it features six IN-18 Nixie tubes. Available in limited stock, the clock is a surely an expensive piece given its structure, design and authenticity.
Wedding gift steampunk clock
Designed on a personal level, this Steampunk décor has broken all records of being the ideal wedding gift. Designed originally as a wedding gift from Ehren’s father; this unique two-faced clock brings out an exclusive combination of brass and metals; in intricate walnut woodwork. He has shown the love that he and has his daughter shares for Steampunk through this collection. It has given birth to a new tale of love and passion in the form of the Diversified Artistic Designs Steampunk workshop.
Steampunk Beetle Art wall clock from 35 mm film canister
Available at Etsy; this Steampunk machinery is a fully functional wall clock. It is made from myriad antique objects holding curiosity and underlining Steampunk eccentricity. Made from 35mm metal film canisters dating back to 1950s; and the aqua blue Victorian styled fabric adds to its beauty. Further more, the ancient rusty saw blade in its heart; with a painted Florida native Beetle hovering with poise on its minute hand. complements the design. Designed by Crystal River US based designer named as ‘Bare Feet on the Moon’. Using rejected spare parts and recycled objects the clock defines time with passion and ambiguity so typical to being Steampunk. It is a quartz clock requiring a single AA battery for functioning smoothly.
Steampunk clock with 2 RGB light wells
This Steampunk clock comes with 2 RGB light wells; that looks inspired by the famous painting of Salvador Dali. Designed by Ukraine based Vmatvienko; this Steampunk machinery is silent reminder of the fragility of time. It is also a reminder of the yesteryears’ historical vulnerability.
Colonel J. Fizziwigs steampunk collection wall clock
Made from valuable cold cast resin; this hand painted wall clock is 10 inch tall. Moreover, it is easy to operate and runs on battery. Relatively inexpensive , this Steampunk clock works away silently and effectively. Other Steampunk clocks from the same design house include the Peace Bringer with Stand; the Liberator MK. III Steampunk Blaster, and Steampunk Collection Table Clock.
Steampunk clock with thermometer
Made from excellent cold cast resin; this product insures durability. Steampunk enthusiast Pacific Gift is the designer of this steampunk click; which is hand painted and polished. This 12 inch tall clock is a perfect companion for your steampunk interior decor theme.
Cool 3-D steampunk wall clock
The inspiration of this 3D Steampunk clock comes from essential elements of antique art of mechanical engineering. This distinctive 11 x 9 inch wall clock designed by Things2Die4; and incorporates a funky but anxious Steampunk connotation. Assorted from myriad exhibition of coils, gears, cooling fins and steam pipes; the clock is personally hand painted in metallic enamels of silver, copper and gold. It operates on a single AA battery and is available on amazon.
Nixie steampunk clock for geeks
For all the geeky nerds; here is a steampunk Nixie clock, which is a complete amalgamation of antique and ancient art. The work from UK artist Kev Stenning is worth appreciation. The clock looks like a submarine; and includes material like pyrex toughened glass, solid copper and brass machined parts. The geeky clock features six IN-18 tubes and comes to you with an alarm system. The high luster in solid copper and brass polish adds beauty to this handmade clock. Though, there is no word on price but the clock have limited edition . The only statement for this geeky clock is-marvelous and remarkable in true words.
Embellishments: Exceptional ‘Steampunk’ Clock
For those who love and obessive on Steampunk objects’ this distinctive Steampunk Clock with a light bulb head is worth being part of your collection. The clock displays pictures of pulleys, steam pressure gauge, wheels, gadgets, and a man with a light bulb head etc. This artifact can also serve decoration purpose; and an add an antique and classy look to your home or office. It also makes a perfect gifting option.
The clock has a radius of 2 inches whereas the minute hand is 4.5 inches long. The intriguing charm of the clock is endowed by the 16 non-working objects fixed on it. These objects are pulleys, wheels, gears, light bulb and not to forget, the steam pressure gauge and many others. These are simply pictures pasted on wood; and cut with laser and then assembled on the clock. These pieces impart a 3D effect. This remarkable clock is a must for your collection.
The clock is a real working clock though the gears do not work; but they offer a rustic look to the clock. The objects on the clock appear real. This is a quartz movement clock and requires 1AA battery to make it run.