Copper is the perfect choice for creating a gift that balances rustic charm with contemporary flair. This rosy-hued metal has rapidly become a popular decorative metal for its excellent workability and warm aesthetic appearance. Copper is a soft, malleable and ductile metal that can be easily shaped and readily joined by brazing or soldering. Its other notable properties include high thermal and electrical conductivity and corrosion resistance. Copper can be polished regularly to keep its rosy gold color or allowed to oxidize and develop a patina of a burnt brown highlighted with turquoise hues. There are many techniques for finishing copper, making it an adaptive material to fit any look you like. Its versatility makes this lustrous metal sought after by artists, jewelers, architects, and interior designers alike. Copper’s distinctive and sophisticated look will please even the pickiest of gift receivers and its resistance to tarnishing will keep your gifts beautiful for a long time.
Copper Project Ideas
We’ve put together our favorite copper-crafted gift inspirations to help you find with a one-of-a-kind gift that is sure to make a memorable holiday. These project ideas range from expert to DIY and from large to small. So whether you’re a beginner in metal working or a pro, rushing to get something done, or wanting to take on a large project, there’s a gift idea out there for you.
Round Copper Tube makes beautiful jewelry, and works well for furniture pieces and lighting. Copper Sheet has endless possibilities to mold and shape to create works of art, accessories and decor for the home, even countertops! Try wrapping gifts with Copper Tape for a brilliantly stunning present presentation. There are endless possibilities to create with copper.
We at Online Metals are here to help you get through this holiday season. Our copper materials are available in 8 various shapes and several alloys in customizable sizes, as well as variety sample packs. Sheets and lengths can be cut-to-size for just the amount you need, so you’ll have no problem creating the perfect gift.
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