VINTAGE COPPER JEWELRY
Copper art jewelry
became popular in the 1950's and remains fairly stable today as collectors have discovered the beauty of many of these
pieces. Copper jewelry in the 1950's had styling that includes free form abstracts & whimsical
designs. Often enamel was fired on the copper for color and texture.
Rebajes & Jerry Fels, whose jewelry was known as Renoir of California, are quite well known. Names to watch for
are: Rebajes, Renoir, Matisse, Bolas, Pujol, Ramé, Bell, Whiting & Davis, Sarah Coventry, Sari, Robert, and many
Many fine pieces of copper jewelry are unsigned. Mexico made fine copper jewelry as well.