Product name:Brass decoration (hands)
Application: Decoration for Tombstone ,cemetery or others.
Manufacturer: Sumer International (Beijing) Trading Co.,Ltd
Material: Brass (Copper alloy)
Color /finishing:electrophoretic paint
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Brass in Africa
Some of the most famous objects in African art are the lost wax castings of West Africa, mostly from what is now Nigeria, produced first by the Kingdom of Ife and then the Benin Empire. Though normally described as "bronzes", the Benin Bronze plaques, now mostly in the British Museum and other Western collections, and the large portrait heads such as the Ife Head of "heavily leaded zinc-brass" and the Bronze Head of Queen Idia, both also British Museum, are better described as brass, though of variable compositions. Work in brass or bronze continued to be important in Benin art and other West African traditions such as Akan goldweights, where the metal was regarded as a more valuable material than in Europe.
Copper is a chemical element with symbol Cu (from Latin: cuprum) and atomic number 29. It is a soft, malleable, and ductile metal with very high thermal and electrical conductivity. A freshly exposed surface of pure copper has a reddish-orange color. Copper is used as a conductor of heat and electricity, as a building material, and as a constituent of various metal alloys, such as sterling silver used in jewelry, cupronickel used to make marine hardware and coins, and constantan used in strain gauges and thermocouples for temperature measurement.
Copper is one of the few metals that occur in nature in directly usable metallic form as opposed to needing extraction from an ore. This led to very early human use, from c. 8000 BC. It was the first metal to be smelted from its ore, c. 5000 BC, the first metal to be cast into a shape in a mold, c. 4000 BC and the first metal to be purposefully alloyed with another metal, tin, to create bronze, c. 3500 BC.
Eventually it was discovered that metallic zinc could be alloyed with copper to make brass; a process known as speltering and by 1657 the German chemist Johann Glauber had recognised that calamine was "nothing else but unmeltable zinc" and that zinc was a "half ripe metal."However some earlier high zinc, low iron brasses such as the 1530 Wightman brass memorial plaque from England may have been made by alloying copper with zinc and include traces of cadmium similar those found in some zinc ingots from China.
|Atomic number (Z)||29|
|Group, period||group 11, period 4|
|Element category||transition metal|
|Standard atomic weight (Ar)||63.546(3)|
|Electron configuration||[Ar] 3d10 4s1|
|Electrons per shell||2, 8, 18, 1|
|Melting point||1357.77 K (1084.62 °C, 1984.32 °F)|
|Boiling point||2835 K (2562 °C, 4643 °F)|
|Density near r.t.||8.96 g/cm3|
|when liquid, at m.p.||8.02 g/cm3|
|Heat of fusion||13.26 kJ/mol|
|Heat of vaporization||300.4 kJ/mol|
|Molar heat capacity||24.440 J/(mol·K)|
|Contact Person :||Ms. Helen Ren|