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How to Tell If Your Penny is Copper or Zinc

U.S. pennies were made of mostly copper until the price of copper got so high that it cost more to mint the cents than they were actually worth. Find out when the U.S. switched to the copper-clad zinc penny, and how to tell if your penny is made of copper or zinc.

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Handmade Loop Wire Spiral Chandelier 2

Handmade Copper Wire Spiral by WickedlyWired on Etsy, $5.25 ---Not a bad price considering the work ..... yet another example of what to do with basic spirals.

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Hand Forged Copper and Brass Pendant Necklace - PRICE REDUCED by 20%

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DIY Faux Copper Planters

DIY Faux Copper Planters give the look of aged copper at a fraction of the price!

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Inexpensive Faux Copper and Patina Metal (Pretty Handy Girl)

Do you love the look of copper, but the price makes your head whip the other way? Have no fear my dear! You can create inexpensive faux copper and patina for a fraction of the cost. I was introduced t

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Many people see jewelry labeled as sterling silver plated and oftentimes think they've hit the jackpot when they purchase it at a very low price. In this case unfortunately, you do get what you pay for. This type of jewelry only contains a very thin coating of sterling silver on top of a cheap metal which can usually be identified as copper. The jewelry will eventually tarnish and cause the copper to... FULL ARTICLE…

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Dripping Blue by Evelyn Markasky. 2-piece Copper Enamel Earrings. Crackled enameled round domed piece topped with a fold-formed strip of turquoise enamel. Measures about an inch and a half from top to bottom. Price: $45.00 On Artful Vision, a portion of your purchase is donated to a participating non-profit of your choice.

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