August 2017

Cyclist crossing finish line

Strong to the Finish

Copper is a natural material and hence "ages" or patinates over time in reaction to the surrounding environment. Copper surfaces can take on a number of various shades, depending upon the alloy, environment, and artificial treatments it may be given. Discover the many effects and "faces" of copper that are possible for your next design project.

[Photo Credit: Alan Levine]

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Dog at the pool

Dog Days of Summer

Your pets deserve the very best, and nothing says "love" like a custom dog tag fashioned from durable and attractive copper and brass materials. Read about how one artisan took a bite into a second career with some very creative and loveable dog tags.

[Photo Credit: Donald Hudson]

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Kid underwater in swimming pool

Everybody in the Pool!

The cool of the pool is always refreshing in the summer heat, but the smell and sting of chlorine is not. Find out how a new technology involving the dispersal of copper ions into recirculated pool water can combat bacteria just as effectively as chemical treatments, and without the sting!

[Photo Credit: Domitille Parent]

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Copper in the Arts: Issue #101

Get an inside look at two of America's most notable copper buildings, and view new works by artist Paul Rung, Etta + Odie, Sam Anderson and more.
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