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Costume Jewelry5514 of 66261950s Sarah Coventry Copper Cross NecklaceSummer colors!
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Posted 5 years ago


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1980: I was 20 w/my first real job as a graphic artist in a cool old dumpy print shop in downtown Omaha. Lunch often spent nearby at St. Vincent d Paul, Lutheran thrift, Council thrift, Salvation Army, Goodwill (yes - this was my neighborhood). I couldn't afford much but copper jewelry was very cheap. I started the collection w/25 cent earrings. Since then and now in CA my collection has grown to over 200 pieces - yet probably half came from the early prowling around the midwest.

Over the years I have completed sets. I love finding the last pieces that are considered "parure".

I recommend "Copper Art Jewelry - A different lustre" by Burkholz and Kaplan for other copper nuts. This is an excellent source for info.


  1. flowerrose, 5 years ago
    What a great collection! I think your nieces will love them - especially if you educate them about the pieces as they grow so they appreciate them. :-)
  2. Stillwater Stillwater, 5 years ago
    Very nice pieces, I love copper as well, and I sell a lot of Renoir and Rebajes. That Ubangi brooch is a really desirable piece, they're going for good money on eBay
  3. valentino97 valentino97, 5 years ago
    Thank you for your comment. I like the silver w/green too. It isn't marked but It's pretty great.

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