This is a finished piece for my new steampunk costume. It is designed to be inserted into my shieldfront shirt over my heart.
I know it doesn't look like a heart, but it is more of a functional/decorative piece that will sit over my actual heart (and fictionally would serve as a heart replacement).
Cogs and bits from an old clock movement
Old amp gauge off a car
Small sheet of polystyrene plastic, cut and shaped by hand
3D fabric paint for swirly designs
Gold leaf paint for metallic effect.