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#23 Earrings - Capitol Copper
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Was: $40.00
These pendant teardrop earrings are made with an oval of rich green copper and outlined with silver. The historic copper comes from the roof of the Kansas State Capitol. 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.
By Tobias Jewelry Designs of Topeka, Kansas.

1.125 inches

Brita McKee, Tobias Jewelry Designs

Brita L. McKee has always felt passionately about art. Her business, Tobias Jewelry Designs, is located in Topeka and creates jewelry items with historic copper from the Kansas State Capitol roof. Britta McKee, owner of Tobias Designs, draws inspiration
from nature, raw materials, and her rambunctious children. She has lived in Kansas for most of her life; she graduated from the University of Kansas in 2009. Britta has been a Capitol copper artist since 2013, using recycled pieces of copper from the original Capitol roof to create unique, wearable items.

Tobias Designs was awarded the Kansas City Accessory Designer of the Year in 2013 and continues to inspire beauty as her work is currently showcased in states across the Midwest.

Item #003881