Updated: Mar 5
If you have been following me for a while, or have scrolled through the products on the jbrewjewelry.com you'll see that Copper is one of my favorite metals.
So for this weeks blog topic, I have chosen Copper!
FUN FACT- Copper is a nutrient metal, (much like Iron) that we all need in order for our bodies to function. You only need a small amount of copper to meet the recommended daily intake (RDI) of 0.9 mg per day ( 38 ).
Lets start with the basics; What is Copper? Copper is a naturally soft metal with high conductivity value.
It is a is a transition metal of alloy and tin and is the chemical element of atomic number 29. Copper is a bright and shiny metal, that comes in shades of reddish brown.
It is one of the most widely used metals because of the, previously mentioned, thermal and electrical charge. Copper conducts electric energy lucratively. That means spirituality it has the ability to; clear out negativity, and to help balance the chakras.
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After long term wear copper may cause a greenish skin discoloration, this is NOT HARMFUL. Some even believe this is a sign the minerals are being absorbed into the body.
First things first lets touch on the Metaphysical Properties of Copper. I find one of the most fascinating things about Copper is that it is the third most common mineral within our bodies – which means we can have a connection with this ore on a whole new level.
Copper builds a bridge between the physical and the spiritual. Being, a "conductor" not just in the electrical sense. Copper is well-versed in bringing light and honing in to higher beings and astral bodies to those who are poised, open minded and ready to receive.
Along with this, Copper can help to clear out negative energy and can re-balance the chakras so you are available to receive all the power and goodness that the spirit world has to offer. Copper here to help you succeed; wanting you to shine in various splendid ways and it will do the high frequency vibrational work to clear out negativity energy and transmute that into positive and powerful thought patterns.
This metal also averts the negative effects of the sun and mars that occur due to the misplacement of the planets in your horoscope. Anyone who has been struggling with a sense of lethargy, feeling lost, or falling into passivity - Copper can help to awaken your senses once more and bring you to a place of perfectly curated mental clarity.
Copper Jewelry improves your health and spirituality, through a deeper understanding of self.
Copper was an Ancient Healing Metal, it is usually related to industry things- like wires and pennies, but has been historically used for its wide spectrum of healing benefits.
If you trace the lineage back, Copper made its first appearance in the recorded world in 77 AD under the Greek name Cyprium, in an ode to the land from which they were retrieving the ore (Cyprus). The name was changed later to Cuprum and finally to the name we know – Copper. Copper has accompanied the human race on quite the journey.
In Greek alchemy and mythology, copper was linked to the goddess Aphrodite/Venus, based on its gleaming beauty, and its association with Cyprus, which was a sacred island to Aphrodite. Alchemist throughout history also used the same symbol for copper as the planet Venus (Aphrodite).
Throughout Rome, large lumps of Copper ore were used as currency and the Egyptians used Copper to clean wounds and purify water.
Even with the deep ancient roots of the healing benefits and even later being smelted in India to create surgical tools, it wasn't until the 1970’s that the United States started to recognize the healing benefits that Copper brings to the table.
Being an amazing conductor and amplifier of energy, means this warming mineral is the perfect aid for you to release excess negative energy and conduct more positive vibrations. Trace amounts of Copper can be found in many gemstones from Malachite to Turquoise and Chrysocolla, which is part of the reason for two dimensional color patterns and tones.
Clearly with its rich used throughout history, there is something to the Physical Benefits of Copper!
The benefits of wearing copper are summarized below- Promotes Absorption of Minerals
Copper rings and bracelets contain minerals like zinc and iron which are easily absorbed into the bloodstream through your skin, this absorption is more beneficial than taking mineral supplements.
It is particularly advantageous for those who suffer from iron or zinc deficiency or are anaemic.
Revitalises the Heart
Copper works to purify the blood, triggering the formation of haemoglobin and boosts overall blood circulation in the body, this helps to keep the heart healthy and prevent heart attacks and other heart-related issues
Boosts Immune System
Not only does Copper help absorb nutrients, it improves the physiological balance and strength of the your body. It helps protect the body from the ill-effects of other highly toxic metals that come in contact with the body. This along with the blood purification give means copper gives a huge boost to your general immune system!
Maintains Blood Pressure, Reducing Swelling
Copper is known to help control blood pressure and keeps problems related to either low or high blood pressure at bay. A reduce in blood toxins and a balance to blood pressure can reduce swelling in various parts of the body like the fingers, legs, hands etc.
Copper is well-known for its anti-ageing effects, the anti-oxidants present in copper prevent the absorption of toxins into the body. It also strengthens the density of elastic fibres and collagen which works to rejuvenate the skin, hair and keeps the gut healthy. This also aids your cardiovascular systems overall health.
Well that's all for now folks!
Feel free to drop any questions in the comments!
Love and Light to all of you, now and always.
Jade Brewer aka Jbrew