Steampunk is more about a fascination with Chronometers than Steam Powered Devices


Sure, the art of Steampunk is in a class by itself, but for them to be closely associated with the technology of steam is false. This is especially true when it comes to fashion. No one has really found a way to wear steam-powered technology on their bodies. It is merely a word association, possibly used because some cool kids were able to spread the word around effectively.

After looking at the technology of chronometers, and especially after seeing this OMEGA commercial, I now see that chronometer technology is a lot more fashionable than steam power tech:

I have looked at a lot of Steampunk art and I could never really grasp the theme very well. But now after learning more about chronometers, I will look at Steampunk in a different way.

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