In automotive vernacular a “Gearhead” is someone who is passionate about cars and loves to work on them. Though gears play an integral role in the imagery and costume concepts of the Steampunk genre. So, it’s no wonder why steampunk designers incorporate them into all kinds of props and costume accessories, just like you see with this Half Steampunk Mask with Gear Decal.
If you talk to an avid cosplayer, they will tell you that the right accessories are what take an ordinary concept transform into something a true work of art. This is especially true when it comes to the sci-fi genre known as Steampunk. That’s probably why so many steampunk LARPers and cosplayers and don a Half Steampunk Mask with Gear Decal like this one.