Making Handmade Jewelry from Copper
There are many reasons for making handmade jewelry from copper. With its warm glow and health reasons make copper bracelets and rings popular. Copper Jewelry absorbs negative ions from the body. Copper is the beautiful color of metal that has been known to humans since the beginning of history. Many copper ornaments and coins have been discovered during the excavations of the ancient cities.
Making handmade jewelry from copper is still popular. Copper Jewelry is loved by many for its warm glow and also for health benefits. Being a soft metal and taking an easy shape made copper more versatile for making kitchenware as well. We always admire the fascinating copper bowls, vases and jars in museums that were found in historical places from over 2,000 years ago. Because copper keeps water cold it was made into water jars and it was great a metal to cook in so many pots were discovered. Copper has been always one of the most functional metals.
Copper has been celebrated as a precious metal for centuries. Copper has often been used for its beauty and luster to create ornaments, copper earrings, copper bracelets, necklaces, rings, other handmade jewelry, and unique gifts. Most people like the warm glow of copper for their unique copper jewelry pieces as copper’s beautiful earthy tone also gives a soothing and comforting effect.
Copper also made a great metal for making copper jewelry by hammering, bending and giving different textures. Copper is the base metal for most of the elegant enamel and cloisonne jewelry that has been made for centuries. You can find these gorgeous enamel unique jewelry pieces in museums and the most expensive jewelry stores throughout Europe and in North America.
Handmade jewelry made from copper gained more importance as jewelry once the health benefits were discovered. Hammered copper bracelets, copper rings, copper earrings became more available and sought after. Copper absorbs the negative ions from the body and relieves the pains that arthritis and rheumatism causes. Some copper jewelry is also available with magnets to help relieve the pain more.
There is also another way of making jewelry that is very fascinating. This handmade copper jewelry was originated from an old Turkish art that goes back centuries. Jewelry pieces are individually handcrafted in a process of many different steps in order to achieve very special unique jewelry. Animal jewelry, wildlife jewelry, and Native American jewelry designs are drawn by hand and transferred onto copper.
These unique jewelry made from silver-plated copper in horse, dolphin, hummingbird, and dragonfly designs. To give a contrast between silver and copper, black color is used in between to separate these two parts of metal color. To highlight all these exceptional unique jewelry pieces, parts of the cat jewelry, wolf jewelry, and nature jewelry is diamond cut. Diamond cut is done by hand and requires highly skilled craftsmanship that can only be obtained by years of training.
Diamond cut, also known as bright cut, makes the copper jewelry, copper bracelets, rings, earrings, and necklaces look very valuable and expensive. These diamond-cut unique jewelry pieces look like they have diamonds inserted in them and sparkle like the stars in the sky.
Most people who like handmade copper jewelry appreciate all the skilled work that goes into this handcrafted artisan jewelry and they always cherish their handmade unique jewelry, value them and enjoy them for a long time. If a jewelry artisan is making jewelry from copper, it is better to make sure to coat each piece of their jewelry with lacquer finishes so people enjoy it for a long time without polishing.