Escha van Den Bogerd (Escha Van Den Bogerd) - Dutch painting
Escha van den Bogerd was born in 1972 in the Hague, Holland. I started drawing at the age of three. She studied fine art at the Rudolf Steiner school. After…

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The image of the human body in the history of art
Visual perception of the surrounding world is undoubtedly the most important thing in a person's life, because more than eighty percent of the information a person perceives through visual receptors.…

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Sculpture by Philippe Faraut
Philippe Faraut is a contemporary sculptor and artist, as well as a furniture designer, French teacher, and wood Carver. Was born in 1963. Philippe received a degree in wood carving…

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Copper in the arts

The history of copper goes back thousands of years,it is one of those metals that people have mastered in ancient times. In nature, copper is found in its native form. As we know from history, the beginning of human development was laid by the stone age, when primitive man made weapons out of stone, which significantly increased his thinking, and he could already change his usual environment, build various items for hunting and other everyday life.

The stone age is followed by the copper age. Historically, it is believed that the copper age begins about three to four thousand years before our era, although the first mention of copper occurs much earlier.

The first copper products were found in the middle East, initially copper was not melted, but was taken for a soft stone that when exposed to harder rocks was easily fed to cold forging, and only after hundreds of years, people began to melt this metal.

That only then did not melt from copper, weapons, needles, various jewelry and much more. The first smelted products were found during the excavations of the settlement of Chatal-Gyuk, on the territory of Turkey.

The art of the copper age is mainly characterized by stylized female figurines, as a rule they lack portraiture. It is a symbol of a woman as the goddess of fertility.

As for the present time, the copper that is not made, dishes, figurines, coins, various Souvenirs and jewelry, many attribute copper medicinal properties, so for example, today there are a huge number of medical bracelets made of copper. You can also buy a copper strip to connect two glasses between it, and you will get a stained glass window.

If you search the Internet for crafts made of copper wire, you will find many master classes where you can use ordinary copper wire and wire cutters to make yourself an original decoration, such as a pendant or bracelet

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