With its vintage nostalgia and romantic imagination,
steampunk style is a way to celebrate the past
as we move into a precarious future.
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Humans have been locking up their precious things since time immemorial; the first lock was probably a stone placed in front of a niche in a cave. These days, many things are secured by electronic locks with PINs or remote controls.
You can't go past a good, old-fashioned mechanical lock for strength and beauty, though. Here are a few examples I found online: just gorgeous! (Click on the pictures to go to the source.)