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Kansas Wheat Necklace
On this intricately detailed necklace, the shape of Kansas is cut out of rich green copper. Within the state is a stem of wheat and a heart marking Topeka where the copper originated. Made from the original roof of the Kansas State Capitol, the roof was replaced in 2013. The copper was made available to the Kansas Historical Society and Kansas Historical Foundation for use in products to be sold in the Capitol Store. Since the early 20th century Kansas has been called the “Wheat State,” the state’s most important crop. By Bailey Marable of Topeka, Kansas.

.75 inch

Bailey Marable

A high school art teacher, Bailey Marable of Topeka, Kansas, has degrees in art education and metalsmithing from the University of Kansas. She shares her passion for art with her husband, Justin Marable, also an accomplished artist and photographer.

With the discovery of tiny drill bits and saw blades, Marable has challenged herself with fine details created by hand. She loves sawing out letters, animals, and shapes. Marable creates unique jewelry items with pieces with historic copper from the Kansas State Capitol roof.

Item #003189