Because of its attractive color and malleability, copper was used in jewelry from the earliest times. The earliest known item of copper jewelry goes back to the 8th millennium BC and even today, copper is a popularly used metal in jewelry.
The beauty of copper is in its earthy color. Over time, as it is subject to wear, copper jewelry changes color from a shiny earthy brown to a deeper, more golden brown.
In terms of symbology, copper has been connected to love and luck. It is thought to assist in communication and balance and to promote healing.
This beautiful solid copper cuff bracelet was bought from an estate sale. Because of its floral design and marking, it is estimated to be from early 1910 to late 70's. The cuff itself is an inch wide, and is 6" in length. It has the marking SOLID COPPER on the back. Please see photos for condition.
This piece has been sanitized and restored without disturbing the integrity of the piece.