The Maine State
After over 100 years The Maine State House copper dome
needed to be replaced. It was installed in 1909-1910 and
replaced by new copper in 2014. But the old copper will
It is now being made into jewelry and accessories by the
owners at Maine Jewelry & Art in Bangor. We were the
first artists to receive the copper.
Over the years the copper developed a beautiful sage green
patina, and the artists are taking care to preserve the
patina as they make the jewelry pieces.
The Maine State House Copper Dome Collection are available
both at the store Downtown Bangor, and online on the gallery's
By creating pieces of adornment and accessories, the gallery
hopes to be able to offer people a little piece of home,
and history will live on.
Roxanne Munksgaard picked up the copper in Augusta after
it became available in the fall of 2016.
Photo: Roger Leisner