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The history of Native American Indians using copper is interesting.
American Indians and the Old Copper culture appeared about 3000 BC and
lasted approximately 2,000 years. Its tools and weapons, particularly
its adzes, gouges, and axes, clearly indicate an adaptation to the
“Old Copper” culture that flourished in the upper Great
Lakes region of North America beginning about 4000 BC and continuing
over the course of the next 2,000 years.
Clearly, copper was a
metal the Natives liked and used. But, one must muse they stayed away
from the shinny yellow metal we all know as gold. Even the use of silver
did not start until the eighteenth century.
Copper was used for
utensils, working tools and even for weapons. They also used them for
decoration and making early jewelry. Copper had a close meaning with
We have been requested to cast some beautiful copper jewelry, charms and pendants.
I write this article the first casting molds are in progress, and we
will add a section to our web store once they are finished.
We thank our friends for suggesting our making some copper jewelry for their Regalia.
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