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Copper.org Features Copper Jewelry by John S. Brana

… curves. His new line, named after the South of Market district, “SoMa,” is inspired by the curved angles of the architecture and the “opulent Gold Rush Period” of its heyday. Not many other jewelry designers value the unique abilities of copper the way Brana does. In a contemporary jewelry industry founded on the classic value of semi-precious metals and gemstones, his choice of materials like copper, bronze and aluminum is giving a new sheen to the high end jewelry industry. “  Read …