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Is It Bad To Wear Copper Jewelry?

by @ 5:21 am on November 11, 2020. Filed under Q&A

As an alloy, copper is extremely durable and can hold up well over time, despite daily wear. Because copper is durable, it’s a great candidate to use as a jewelry metal. Over time, copper will not rust but instead develop a natural green patina.

Is it safe to wear your jewelry?

It’s especially harmful to rose gold jewelry because of the copper used for coloring. Sea salt is very corrosive to copper and it will cause the jewelry to collapse much faster than traditional yellow gold. Sponge-like or absorbent materials like coral or turquoise, a favorite in beach necklaces and bracelets,…

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