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Not Just Brass

Updated: Nov 27, 2022

Brass, the combination of two very healing metals, copper and zink. Each of these metals have their own set of healing properties and together create what I believe to be the perfect synergy! Not only does the gold color shine, wearing brass has its many benefits on the body including natural antimicrobial and antibacterial properties, improved metabolic function, increased energy and more.


What is Copper & Zinc? (and Why Does it Matter)

Zinc alloy is a very common and popular material for jewelry components due to its versatility and low cost and provide a better combination of strength, toughness, rigidity, bearing, performance and economical cast-ability than any other alloy possible. Raw copper is known for its' ancient healing properties, it is rumored that the mineral can be absorbed into the skin when worn as jewelry, and is associated with relief of symptoms of arthritis and poor circulation.

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Spiritual & Energetic Properties

Brass contains metaphysical therapeutic abilities that help to strengthen the immune system and provide confidence. When you wear Brass jewelry on a regular basis, it will absorb your body chemistry, presenting your particular energy signature. In spiritual and metaphysical traditions brass is the metal that brings out natural good and inner truth. Even the phrase "getting down to brass tacks" implies removing old junk and getting down to the pure and natural truth. Brass metal has been used in Vedic literature to attract positivity and plenty in life. Because it is composed of zinc and copper, its usage in prayers can aid to invoke divine consciousness. Each of these elements is revered and considered holy.

The effect of Brass, according to Astrology, is very comparable to the influence of Gold. It is also effective in improving the body's healing ability. Furthermore, it brings wealth. Wearing a Gemstone that attracts riches with Brass is advantageous.

Antimicrobial and antibacterial properties

The presence of copper in brass transforms it into a germicidal metal. Therefore, it kills microorganisms within a few minutes or after being exposed to it for a few hours. A sufficient amount of brass consists of copper, copper has antibacterial properties and because of constant contact with skin, copper is able to absorb and enter the body. It is scientifically backed that copper has antibacterial and antimicrobial properties that are effective on the human body to assist in healing and cleansing.

Metabolic Function

Brass is known to help in improving metabolic function. Increasing digestion while assisting in reducing inflammation. It has a positive influence on metabolism, absorption and transportation of iron to the body, and melanin production in the skin. Brass can treat or alleviate the pain of arthritis as well.​​ This is in part because the assistance with the gut microbiome aids in digestive health and helps reduce overall inflammation in the body.



Increases Energy

Medical experts discovered that when metal is worn close to the skin, it causes an increase in blood flow and has an effect on the body. Metals such as copper and brass, for example, have electromagnetic properties, as does your body. Ionic powers can work together to modify blood flow and increase energy levels.


Terms to Know

Alloy: A metal made by combining two or more metallic elements, especially to give greater strength or resistance to corrosion (or as here jewlery purposes).


In Conclusion

Brass is an alloy that when is worn close to the skin, causes an increase in blood flow and has an effect on the body. Its has many benefits with the metabolic system as well as having antimicrobial and antibacterial properties. Furthermore, it brings wealth and brings out natural good and inner truth.

Sources Cited

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Roy, Moumi. “Top Precious Metal to Wear for Auspicious Results.” Astrotalk, 23 December 2019, Accessed 15 November 2022.

Spsingh. “Health Benefits of Wearing Brass Kada/Jewelry.” Punjabi Kada, 29 June 2021,

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