Copper is a beautiful metal with orange reddish color which has been used in many cultures from a very long time for decorations and also in alloys, bracelets and cooking vessels.
Apart from being beautiful, copper is a super conductor of heat and electricity which makes it a great choice to be used in cooking vessels. Copper is also used to make metallic alloys like brass and bronze. Sometimes it is alloyed with gold and silver to create precious alloys. In Egypt, the alloy of copper and gold is used to produce red gold.
It is believed that drinking water stored in copper vessels improve the health of joints and help relieve joint pains. Copper has had great importance from ancient times.
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