The copper was really polished nicely and had a very nice (lovely) look. I know I have seen copper bracelets but usually not polished to a bright finish. Is there much jewelry that uses copper today? If not (other than the material may not be expensive to buy) why not?
I love the look of copper and wholesale trends predict copper in
jewelry in the next year or two as well as mixed metals (now’s the
time for mokume gane!) Remember in the 50’s or so when all the
enamelled copper was in style? There’s a great book about Frank
Rebajes (The Kiss) and Jerry Fels (of Renoir jewelry fame) that I
don’t recall the name of right off the top of my head… but, very
inspiring and some of the jewelry very attractive. I use sheet
copper as a setting for fused glass to make “wall jewels”… love
working with it.