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Maria Jia steampunk jewelry

Chameleon. Biomechanical, polymer, steampunk

Chameleon. Biomechanical, polymer, steampunk. Maria Jia steampunk jewelry. Krasnodar, Russia

Jeweler, designer, steampunk artist Maria Jia lives and works in Krasnodar, Russia. Beautiful and talented artist graduated from Krasnodar Art School. She makes jewelry in the style of steampunk, cyberpunk, bio-mechanics. Basic materials for her hand-made art – polymer clay, clockworks, acrylic, lacquer. Amphibians and reptiles, fantasy and mystic characters – the main inspiration for her art. Maria shares her crafts conducting workshops on steampunk jewelry.

Bio-mechanical aquarium. Aquarium fish - pendants. Material - polymer clay, pastels, metallic powders, parts of watch movements, lacquer

Bio-mechanical aquarium. Aquarium fish – pendants. Material – polymer clay, pastels, metallic powders, parts of watch movements, lacquer. Maria Jia steampunk jewelry

Bio-mechanical fish - pendant. Material - polymer clay, pastels, metallic powders, parts of watch movements, lacquer. Maria Jia steampunk jewelry

Bio-mechanical fish – pendant. Material – polymer clay, pastels, metallic powders, parts of watch movements, lacquer. Maria Jia steampunk jewelry

Bio-mechanical fish. Material - polymer clay, pastels, metallic powders, parts of watch movements, lacquer. Maria Jia steampunk jewelry

Bio-mechanical fish. Material – polymer clay, pastels, metallic powders, parts of watch movements, lacquer. Maria Jia steampunk jewelry

Bio-mechanical owl. Material - polymer clay, pastels, metallic powders, parts of watch mechanisms, varnish. Maria Jia steampunk jewelry

Bio-mechanical owl. Material – polymer clay, pastels, metallic powders, parts of watch mechanisms, varnish. Maria Jia steampunk jewelry

Bio-mechanical owls. Material - polymer clay, pastels, metallic powders, parts of watch mechanisms, varnish. Maria Jia steampunk jewelry

Bio-mechanical owls. Material – polymer clay, pastels, metallic powders, parts of watch mechanisms, varnish. Maria Jia steampunk jewelry

Bio-mechanical steampunk Frog. Material - polymer clay, pastels, metallic powders, parts of watch mechanisms, varnish. Maria Jia steampunk jewelry

Bio-mechanical steampunk Frog. Material – polymer clay, pastels, metallic powders, parts of watch mechanisms, varnish. Maria Jia steampunk jewelry

Bio-mechanics, steampunk Elephant. Material - polymer clay, pastels, metallic powders, parts of watch, varnish. Maria Jia steampunk jewelry

Bio-mechanics, steampunk Elephant. Material – polymer clay, pastels, metallic powders, parts of watch, varnish. Maria Jia steampunk jewelry

Bio-mechanics, steampunk Frogs. Material - polymer clay, pastels, metallic powders, parts of watch mechanisms, lacquer

Bio-mechanics, steampunk Frogs. Material – polymer clay, pastels, metallic powders, parts of watch mechanisms, lacquer

Bionic fantasy turtle. Material - polymer clay, dry pastels, lacquer

Bionic fantasy turtle. Material – polymer clay, dry pastels, lacquer

Bionic Owl

Bionic Owl

Brooch Sphinx moth. Material - polymer clay, pastel, acrylic, lacquer

Brooch Sphinx moth. Material – polymer clay, pastel, acrylic, lacquer

Brooch 'Wind'

Brooch ‘Wind’. Fantasy brooch that combines elements of biomechanics and a living organism. Material – polymer clay, pastel, acrylic, metal powders, nail polish, covering 925 silver

Cat Hatter. Material - polymer clay, pastels, metallic powders, parts of watch mechanisms, lacquer

Cat Hatter. Material – polymer clay, pastels, metallic powders, parts of watch mechanisms, lacquer

Chameleon. One side is bio-mechanical, the other - the polymer

Chameleon. One side is bio-mechanical, the other – the polymer

Eagle

Eagle

Mystical, full of dualism pendant 'Faces of life'. Material - polymer clay, pastels, metallic powder lacquer

Mystical, full of dualism pendant ‘Faces of life’. Material – polymer clay, pastels, metallic powder lacquer

Pendant 'Snail'. Variations. Material - polymer clay, pastel, acrylic, metal powders, nail, parts of watch mechanisms

Pendant ‘Snail’. Variations. Material – polymer clay, pastel, acrylic, metal powders, nail, parts of watch mechanisms

Pendants 'Toad'. Stylistics - steampunk, bio-mechanics, bionics. Material - polymer clay, pastels, metallic powders, acrylic, lacquer

Pendants ‘Toad’. Stylistics – steampunk, bio-mechanics, bionics. Material – polymer clay, pastels, metallic powders, acrylic, lacquer

Plague doctor set in a green cloak (Earrings, Pendant). Materials - polymer clay, pastel, acrylic, bronze powder, lacquer

Plague doctor set in a green cloak (Earrings, Pendant). Materials – polymer clay, pastel, acrylic, bronze powder, lacquer

Plague doctor set in a green cloak. Plague doctor – medieval doctor who specializes in the medical practice of the bubonic plague. A distinctive feature of the suit is characteristic of the mask as a huge beak. The mask also had glass inserts to protect the eyes, and the “beak” stores various flowers and herbs designed to protect the doctor from the putrid smell and stop the spread of “miasma” – poisonous fumes caused by, according to the then healers, plague.

Plague doctor

Plague doctor

Polymer fantasy

Polymer fantasy

Scarab. Material Polymer Clay, pastel, acrylic, lacquer. Gold gamma

Scarab. Material Polymer Clay, pastel, acrylic, lacquer. Gold gamma

Scarab. Symbolizes truth, light and rebirth. Scarab on the talisman – symbolizes the divine part of human nature, and its wings are hidden beneath the hard shell mean hiding the human soul beneath the earth’s shell. Material: Polymer Clay, pastel, acrylic, lacquer. Gold gamma.

Beautiful Russian steampunk jeweler Maria Jia

Beautiful Russian steampunk jeweler Maria Jia

Maria Jia

Maria Jia

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