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Dance of Darkness by luthien27 Dance of Darkness by luthien27
RM Renfield : You seek to draw her in, surely you have the power to simply take her.
Alexander Grayson : To turn her into such as I am … it would be an abomination.

Inspired by the latest reimagining of Dracula, this mixed media piece seeks to incorporate all the elements I loved in this mini-series. The meeting of old world opulence with industrial steampunk create a universe of wonderment, where business dealings, lust, power, world domination and secret societies all stewed into a cauldron of vampiric soup.

But all of that would pale in comparison to 4 centuries of undying love. Imagine loving someone for 400 years only to discover she's now at arm's reach … yet … unattainable, for she has already promised her heart to someone else. Or has she?

This piece distills everything that captured my imagination in this Dracula ... lost love, found love, eternal love, time past, time eternity, blood lust, grandeur, debauchery … all in a Gothic Steampunk fashion.

This mixed media piece is a combination of copper, brass, paper, clay, paint, sealer, an old clock face, a small gear, a single wing, brass tone stampings, 2 pieces of Garnet beads, 1 piece of rustic Howlite and other chains and findings. The choker is made of leather, fabric, eyelets, copper and other brass-tone findings.

* this necklace wears 15.5 inches round the neck with a 3.5 inch chain extension.

* the pendant from bail to end 7.5 inches.

find this and other items at alteredalchemy.etsy.com/
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Cutie-punkmonachi Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
Wow
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luthien27 Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2014  Professional Artisan Crafter
:hug:
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Cutie-punkmonachi Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
<3 it!!
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Angeloflight0925 Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love that chipped heart...
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:iconluthien27:
luthien27 Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
thank you ... i like that too :)
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oasiaris Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Gorgeous! At first glance I had my doubts about the collar, but it looks amazing on the model!
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luthien27 Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
hahaha!! thank you very much :)
*can't help it ... p/s the model is me ... hihihihi ....
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oasiaris Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Really? You're gorgeous!
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luthien27 Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
:p photoshop makes everyone gorgeous
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