About craft and material
Copper is the most efficient, strongest, most reliable and recyclable coloured metal available today. It is well known for its antiseptic qualities. Like gold and silver, copper is malleable - it can be bent and shaped without cracking whether hot or cold. It is also resistant to corrosion.
If the air around copper is often damp, the metal will change from its usual reddish orange to a reddish-brown colour. Eventually, it will become coated with a green film (called a "patina") that stops all further corrosion. To avoid these two side effects - color change and patination, and additionally a fingering effect - we cover our Chamberstick Candle Holder with a thin layer of