10 Fun Gift Ideas for Steampunk Lovers

10 Fun Gift Ideas for Steampunk Lovers

10 Fun Gift Ideas for Steampunk Lovers

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Immortalized in games like Bioshock and Dishonored and in films like Mortal Engines and The League of Extraordinary Men, the steampunk genre has unironically gained steam since the term was coined in 1987. The polished brass and mahogany aesthetic combined with the imperial splendor of Victorian style is nothing but cool personified. Unsurprisingly, the retrofuturistic movement has found followers worldwide, influencing modern culture in many ways.

Finding a fantastic gift for the steampunk lover in your life should be a no-brainer. But if you want to wow them, up your game by surprising them with these unique and on-brand gift ideas.

 

A Flintlock Pistol Prop

 

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No steampunk party is complete without the flintlock pistol making a cameo. First used in Western Europe in the 16th century, this flint-striking firearm is steampunk in the making, often sporting a stylish amalgam of polished wood and metal with intricately carved designs on the barrel and handle. If the gift recipient is a steampunk item collector or an avid steampunk cosplayer, a flintlock pistol prop would surely make you a popular gift giver.

 

A Custom Phone Case

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If you’re looking for a customizable gift that doesn’t cost a fortune, a steampunk-themed custom phone case is an easy option. It’s the perfect gift for serious fans of popular steampunk characters. What’s great about it is that you have full control over the design, and you can create as many designs as you want. It’s a wonderful gift if you need to buy something for a group of friends but are tight on the budget.

 

A Handmade Steampunk Gears Bracelet

10 Fun Gift Ideas for Steampunk Lovers

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This retro mechanical Victorian bracelet is a handmade gift made from lace and metal. Perfect as it is, this wrist ornament will complete any steampunk attire on the get-go. Steampunk cosplayers would surely love to have this item in their accessory box.

 

Steampunk Retro Gothic Leather Mask

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Steampunk cosplay party in 2021? No problem! This stylish steampunk retro gothic leather mask is the missing piece of any 2021 steampunk party attire. This unisex mask is made with genuine leather outside and breathable canvas and cotton on the inside with adjustable lengths to fit any head size and shape. The unique design and details consist of faux gold metallic spikes and chains for that on-brand steampunk look.

 

A Fireman Pipe Robot Lamp & Alcohol Dispenser

10 Fun Gift Ideas for Steampunk Lovers

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This handcrafted industrial whiskey dispenser is the perfect addition to a home bar. Plus, it doubles as decor! Alcohol doesn’t react with brass material, so you can guarantee that no unsafe reactions happen as your whiskey travels through the ducts of the little pipe-man. Bulb included!

 

A Nautical Brass Armillary Sphere

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This brass armillary sphere makes for a great decorative item or as a collectible piece. An armillary sphere is an early astronomical device consisting of a spherical framework of rings surrounding a central globe to represent the earth or the sun. It’s a beautiful design accessory for lovers of steampunk who are also into physics and astronomy.

 

A Handmade Steampunk Turtle with Trinket Box

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Delicately handmade metal art, this steampunk turtle with a secret trinket box is a unique gift you won’t find anywhere else. It’s hard not to fall in love with this one-of-a-kind handiwork which features an authentic composite of rivets, gears, and springs that lend the piece a sharply distinctive realism.

 

A Nautilus Explorer Submarine Collectible

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Inspired by the legendary submarine in Jules Verne’s fictional titles Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea and The Mysterious Island, this Nautilus submarine collectible is a gift for any occasion. The majestic steampunk gearwork is made of high-quality composite designer resin intricately hand painted with great attention to detail—a true must-have for any steampunk enthusiast.

 

This Cogsmiths Steampunk Cat

10 Fun Gift Ideas for Steampunk Lovers

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The perfect gift for steampunk enthusiasts and feline lovers, the Cogsmiths Steampunk Cat will surely win hearts, stares, and a grand place in the collector’s display case. The waistcoat-wearing, tophat-slaying supremely adorable black feline is an eye-catching ornament that demands to be chosen.

 

A Steampunk Book Locket Necklace with Watch

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This beautifully unique gift is a handmade item made of recycled metals from a vintage watch. Great for steampunk lovers who are also bookworms and writers, this silver-plated locket speaks volumes about your talent as an excellent gift-giver. It’s also available in different color varieties.

Gifting a steampunk enthusiast is a fun challenge indeed. The items are so incredibly unique, and you also get to learn so much about the genre itself. Hopefully, this list helps you find the perfect item for your giftee or at least gives you a better idea of all the great possibilities for a truly unique steampunk present.

 

 

 

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