Coppertist.Wu is taking the creative handmade accessories game to another level. Inspired by nature, their crafts are like the luxurious versions of fantastic creatures of the wilderness. Each one is handcrafted by a skilled artisan. As a result, the details are flawless!
This article compiles 13 of their products best suit travelers like us. These are compact, lightweight, practical, gorgeous, and unique. All of them are handcrafted from high-quality materials, be they copper, brass, or silver.
Brass Chameleon Tape Measure
Looking for creative unique handmade gifts that are also practical? Take a look at this Brass Chameleon Tape Measure. By itself, it makes a cool keychain. Retract the tape from the chameleon’s tongue, and you got yourself a working tape measure. This brass product receives nothing but positive Coppertist Wu reviews.
This tape measure is great to carry while traveling because of its compact size: 1.85″ long, 1.57″ wide, and 0.71″ thick. And it weighs 3.25 ounces only.
What we love the most is its exquisite design. The brass case is carved to mimic the texture of a chameleon’s skin. While the tip of the ruler tape sticks out as its tongue, the curled body is the ruler case.
- Made of brass
- Carved by hand
- Exquisite design
- The ruler tape is easily retractable and bounces back
- Lightweight and compact
- Can be carried as a keychain
- A little bulgy if you put it in your clothing’s pocket
Octopus Holder Desk Decor
With this one of Coppertist Wu’s creative handmade accessories, you get to bring the unique appearance of an octopus to your table. This miniature brass version o the devilfish is not only aesthetically looking but also very practical.
First, you can simply use it to add a character to your desk decoration. Second, it works well for hanging small jewelry such as rings and earrings. Last but not least, it’s a classy alternative to your conventional phone holder.
Being so small – 3.54″-long, 1.89″-wide, 1.89″-tall – makes Octopus Holder Desk Décor easy to carry while traveling. Besides, it’s a great gift idea for any occasion.
- Made of brass
- Carved by hand
- Exquisite design
- 3 in 1 functions: phone/tablet holder, jewelry shelf, and decor
- The octopus design is not for everyone
Octopus Tentacle Hook
Though it’s still new to those who love to hunt for handmade accessories online, Octopus Tentacle Hook is a great gift idea, whether it’s for someone you know or for yourself. Complete your bedroom’s nautical theme with a couple of these hooks. To add, bring them with you on your travel days, and you don’t have to worry about not having enough hangers in our hotel’s room.
Each hook, made of high-quality brass, is handcrafted to mimic an octopus’s suckers. It’s available in two sizes: small and large. The large one – 2.87″-long, 1.54″-wide, 0.31″-thick – is sturdier and better suits home decoration. While the small one – 2.10″-long, 1.15″-wide, 0.24″-thick – is better to bring on your travel days.
- Sturdy, made of high-quality brass
- Available in 2 (two) sizes
- Unique, quirky design: octopus’s suckers
- Elegant and practical
- Easy to place means easy to unhook as well
Have you been wanting to have a mini storage box that’s strong but small enough to carry around? Coppertist Wu’s Tortoise Box is the answer. It’s small (and cute!) and sturdy, made from high-quality brass.
The box comes in two parts: the body as the bowl and the shell as the cover. Both are handcrafted, trimmed, and strengthened to enhance the quality and utility of the box. Each is 3.66″-long, 2.36″-wide, and 2.09″ tall, more or less your hand’s palm size.
Buy two or three of them and take your desk organization to the next level. You can fit anything small, from coins to jewelry, in this little guy.
- Handcrafted from high-quality brass
- Strong material
- Compact, easy to carry around
- No clatch to keep the two parts locked together
Tortoise Bell Pendant
Among all creative handmade accessories from Coppertist Wu, we love to take Tortoise Bell Pendant while traveling most. Never lose your key ever again with it. Attach it to your house keys or car key, and you only need to shake your bag and listen to its ring to find it. Why not just use a simple bell, you ask? Well, this bell is handcrafted from high-quality metal. It’s available in three options: silver, brass, and copper.
Each bell is 0.9″ wide. It’s so tiny and pretty that you can attach it even to your most expensive purse. As if its intricate crafting is not enough to assure us of its elegance, this bell is inspired by the Aldabra tortoise, one of the largest tortoises in the world.
Besides as a key ring or a purse tag, you can use this as a pendant on a necklace or your pet’s collar, and even as a Christmas ornament. Wouldn’t it be a great jingle bell?
- Comes in three metal options: silver, brass, and copper
- Made durable
- Makes a decent bell ring sound when shaken
- Multipurpose: key chain, necklace pendant, purse tag, and Christmas ornament
- Since it’s handcrafted, the size may slightly vary
Rattlesnake Tail Pendant
Those who love to buy nature-inspired handmade accessories online should add Rattlesnake Tail Pendant to their collection. Each piece is handcrafted with no extra coating, making it look naturally gorgeous.
It’s crafted so creatively to mimic the movement and sound of a rattlesnake. It consists of links that can move in all its lateral directions, like the snake’s rattle. Perfect creative unique handmade gifts for reptile lovers!
This pendant is made of brass. Each weighs around 0.58 ounces, while its dimension is 2.38″-long and 0.53″-wide. Just the right size for either a necklace pendant or a key chain.
- Works as a gorgeous necklace pendant
- Inspired by the movement and the sound of a rattlesnake
- Made of high-quality brass with no coating
- Don’t expect a real rattlesnake sound, it’s made of metal after all
Our Coppertist Wu reviews continue with Ouroboros Bracelet. This one makes an elegant accessory all genders can wear. It’s not just a round bracelet but a piece of art that’s handcrafted to mimic a snake’s veins and scales. Yet it’s still comfortable to wear thanks to its smooth edges.
The bracelet connects on the snake’s head and tail with a simple click. To open it, you simply need to press down. Note that it’s not made to adjust, so you should choose the size best suits your wrist: 58 mm (2.28″) or 60 mm (2.36″).
This high-quality brass accessory comes with a pretty jewelry bag. So, you can buy it as a gift and send it directly to your loved one!
- High-quality brass material
- Available in two sizes: 58 mm (2.28″) or 60 mm (2.36″)
- Connects with a simple click
- Comes with a jewelry bag
- Perfect creative unique handmade gifts
- Beware of copper allergy before gifting it to someone
In line with the Ouroboros theme – which is nature-inspired elegance – Ouroboros Keychain makes other creative handmade accessories seem lacking. The intricate design of a snake connected on its mouth and tail is simply charming yet quirky.
This keychain consists of two rings: one is 1.54″ wide, and the other is 1.18″. Both are easy to lock and unlock but sturdy enough not to loosen unexpectedly. As a result, your keys, wallet, and flash drive can be safely attached to it anytime.
Each keychain is made of sterilized grade-A brass without mercury to minimize the risk of allergy. Altogether, it weighs around 0.68 ounces. Just about right for those looking for a lightweight yet sturdy keychain.
- Lightweight yet sturdy
- Made of grade-A brass
- Intricate design, mimicking snake’s scales
- May be too big if it’s just for one key
When it comes to crafting creative handmade accessories, Coppertist Wu does not compromise on details. For instance, take a look at this Snake Pendant. The surface consists of no less than a thousand scales. What’s more, black zirconiums are added as the snake’s eyes to take its design to a higher level.
The pendant’s such detailed texture is inspired by the Mangshan pit viper. This species is endangered. So, wearing the pendant may also help raise awareness of protecting this magnificent creature.
Pick one of the three available materials: solid brass, sterling silver, and aging silver. All three are 1.77″-long and 1.1″-wide. But the silver ones weigh slightly more at 0.63 ounces.
- Intricate, elegant design
- Inspired by the endangered Mangshan pit viper
- Available in three material options: brass, sterling silver, and aging silver
- The sterling silver one requires quite the caretaking
Beetle Bottle Opener
Beetle Bottle Opener takes the handmade accessories online game to a different level. It’s not just a pretty accessory but also a very practical one. Besides, this bottle opener comes with an interlocking loop, making it easy to carry around while on the go.
As you can tell from its name, this bottle opener is designed to mimic a beetle’s body. From its wing cases to its legs, the details will amaze you. Wouldn’t a couple of these be the perfect creative unique handmade gifts for entomologists?
The whole part is handcrafted from grade-A brass. This means it contains no mercury and has been sterilized during the crafting process. It’s 2.56″-long, 1.34″-wide, and weighs around 1.34 ounces.
- Grade-A brass material
- Comes with a key ring
- Easy to carry around
- Immaculate details
- The details, though it’s immaculate, may creep some people
Lighter Holder Keychain
One of the things we love about camping amid nature is that chirping sound filling the summer air. Bring that feeling to the palm of your hands with this Lighter Holder Keychain. This keychain, inspired by crickets, is a luxury lighter holder.
Coppertistwu’s artist carves a high-quality brass into the creature’s unique anatomy. Each snugly wraps around a standard mini lighter (2.4″ long and 0.8″ wide), such as Cricket Flint Mini and BIC Classic. Please note that the lighter is not included due to customs policy.
This lighter holder is 2.76″-long, 1.57″-wide, and 1.1″-thick. Though it’s made of metal, it only weighs around 3 ounces. So compact and lightweight!
- Made of grade-A brass
- Compact and lightweight
- Beautiful details, mimicking a cricket’s body
- Comes with a key ring
- Lighter is not included due to customs policy
Seahorse Pin Keychain
Sometimes we need a quick fix on our wardrobe while on the go. Especially when traveling light, we don’t usually carry a sewing kit with us. Bring this Seahorse Pin Keychain with you and let it come to the rescue.
With its seamless open-and-close design, you can fix your dress, sweater, or scarf in seconds. And since it’s beautifully handcrafted, you don’t have to hide it under the fabric. In fact, you can use it as a brooch too.
This heavy-duty safety pin makes a practical keychain too. But you should note that airlines won’t let you take it with you in the cabin. So you should always pack it in your checked luggage.
- Small and easy to carry: 2.53″ long and 0.83″ wide
- Lightweight (weighing 0.63 ounces only)
- Suitable for heavy duty
- Multipurpose: pin, clip, and brooch
- Cannot be carried in the airplane’s cabin
Arowana Box Opener
Arowana is the king of fish in most parts of Asia and South America. Its ability to jump as high as six feet above the water surface to feed is one of its remarkable features. Though this Arowana Box Opener cannot jump even a single inch by itself, the graceful power of Arowana inspired the handcrafting of this one of the best creative handmade accessories.
You can see the inspiration in many things. First is the high-quality and robust material it’s made of. Second, the immaculate details on the fish’s scales and knife-like tail. But don’t worry about cutting yourself, as it’s designed to be safely gripped from any angle.
Each opener is 3.21″-long and 0.76″-wide. And it weighs only 1.25 ounces. To add, it comes with a key ring, so you can carry it with you easily.
- Strong brass material
- Flawless carving
- Safe to touch
- Comes with a key ring
- Easy to carry
- May be categorized as EDC pocket knives, and not allowed in the cabin, better pack it in the checked luggage
Does brass jewelry tarnish?
Yes. Like most metals, brass does tarnish over time. However, with proper care, you can prevent it from spoiling. How to keep brass jewelry from tarnishing? The answer can be found below.
How to keep brass jewelry from tarnishing?
Brass contains copper material, so it doesn’t require special maintenance. With that said, you still need to give it proper care. First, keep it in a dry place. Second, keep it away from chemical materials, such as detergent and chloride. Last but not least is to clean it periodically using a soft cloth to avoid surface scratches.
Does brass jewelry turn skin green?
Only if you are allergic to copper. As mentioned before, brass contains copper material. But these creative handmade accessories by Coppertist.Wu are made of grade-A fine brass, which contains no mercury. This helps reduce the risks of allergy.