General information brass This jewelry is made of brass; brass is an alloy of copper and zinc. Qualities of brass: - Brass can oxidate (react with oxygen in the air); this makes that its color becomes a little bit darker.
When you rub your darker brass with a cloth the original color reappears. - Brass can also turn somewhat greenish.
The green color is also caused by a certain type of oxidation, that is dependent of the acid-degree of your skin!
You can remove the green color by cleaning your brass jewelry with tomato ketchup or lemon juice.
Positive qualities of copper: - Copper is a natural antibacterial material; it is also essential for your body. - It is believed that copper can let you experience beauty, love and harmony.
They say that it stimulates your feeling for justice; they also claim that copper has a positive influence on close friendships. ;-)