It was an honor to be featured with Martha Stewart’s online magazine this Fall!
Sara Dahmen is working to revive the nearly lost art of handmade copper cookware. The Wisconsin-based coppersmith is one of only a few remaining coppersmiths working in the United States and is believed to be the sole woman in her industry. The skill wasn’t passed down from a long line of family smiths, nor did she complete a formal apprenticeship to learn the trade. Rather, the former wedding-planner-turned-writer became inspired after penning a historical fiction novel and learned the craft with the help of a few mentors and collaborators—and a lot of trial and error. READ MORE.