Brass can be any allow of zinc and copper. Brass is usually used as decoration and can look gold-like. Brass are sued for plumbing as well as for electrical applications. Creative Jewellers also make jewellery out of brass. Pendants, rings, necklaces, earrings can be created out of brass. In the old days, polished brass is often used as mirrors. Brass is somewhat similar to gold with its muted color, it doesn\'t tarnish and often used for decoration in coins.