If you are looking for something visually interesting, yet very durable for your kitchen backsplash, copper is a great design choice. Give your kitchen a classic appeal; copper can add a unique and elegant design element to any space. For design inspiration click on the picture above!
What is Copper?
Copper is a red-brown metal. It is considered manâ€™s oldest metal, dating back more than 10,000 years. Copper is also one of the only metals other than gold that has a natural color. (http://copperalliance.org/history-of-copper)
Copper is considered a weak metal, although itâ€™s not easy to break due to its high toughness. According to HGTV, Copper is also considered one of the softer metals; it can be easily manipulated into many patterns and designs.
Interesting copper facts from www.copperalliance.org:
- Copper is a chemical element with the symbol Cu. Atomic Number: 29. Atomic Weight: 63.546 amu.
- The statue of Liberty is clad in 62,000 pounds of copper
- Copper comes from the Latin word Cuprum, meaning â€œfrom the island of Cyprus.â€
- Copper is a vital and positive contributor to humankind and has improved our quality of life for centuries.
- Copper it vital to the health of humans, animals and plants and an essential part of the human diet. Copper-rich foods include dried beans, almonds, broccoli, chocolate, garlic, soybeans, peas, whole-wheat products, and seafood.
Copper Backsplash Ideas:
Copper backsplash designs are available in a wide range of colors, textures, and patterns. Because copper is a softer metal, you can easily mold copper to fit your design style. To learn about the many copper design choices out there, visit your local home improvement store.
- Flat & Smooth Copper
- Copper Penny Backsplash
- Hammered Copper Backsplash
Copper Tile Backsplash in Southwest, Florida
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