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Christmas in July

Christmas In July         Why ornaments?    One of our favorite things to do on family vacations is to pick up Christmas ornaments that remind of where we have been. We especially LOVE those handmade or artist made ornaments. On their honeymoon Greg and Lisa made the decision to pick up ornaments as their souvenirs. The sought out the handcrafted unique ornaments whenever they went somewhere. Each year their collection grew as the memories grew  Now when the ornaments are brought out and placed on the tree the stories and memories come out. "remember that time we went to the farmer's market in Switzerland, or do you remember which trip to New Mexico we got this ornament? ...

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Focusing on our Roots

  When we started this journey 2 plus years ago we had a vague plan and a general direction. Greg would make beautiful jewelry and Lisa would handle all of the aspects of the business About a year ago after listening to some wise people we began to focus on what we were doing best - drawing inspiration from Greg's Cherokee Heritage. This lovely piece was designed and made by our equally lovely daughter, She was inspired by the Cherokee Gem Glass Corn you see above.    We are a little biased here but we think ti is beautiful. Moriah first made this for the Cherokee Holiday in 2017,where it  meet rave review. We were beyond thrilled when the judges at the Greater Tulsa...

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Life's an Adventure

We here at Cherokee Copper believe that Life is an Adventure. All of it. Last year we started on a new adventure, About 1 year ago Lisa was looking for a change in career. She was all set to get her Master's and be a special ed teacher when an extreme allergic reaction sidelined her for several months. As she started getting back on her feet  she decided that something different than grad school was best for the family. Lisa looked into several different opportunities and decided the best option was to invest her time and energy into Greg's jewelry.  She opened the Cherokee Copper Etsy Shop in 2015.  Greg had began making jewelry back in 2012,  At the time...

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