Munksgaard along with her business partners and fellow jewelry designers Amanda Coburn and Anne Reigstad are working around the clock to preserve and incorporate the green patina that covered the old library roof into each and every creation they put together.
"We're trying to be creative because everyone wants a piece of this Bangor history. We're working day and night making business card holders, bookmarks, pendants, earrings, tie tacks, broaches and rings," she explained.
Lisa Frazell, the library's director of marketing and development agrees that the jewelry stirs up fond memories for many area patrons.
"We were completely blown away by the reaction and interest. We knew a lot of people considered the library to have some sort of tie to their childhood, and to have Roxanne and her team make the jewelry just solidified that and the love people have for the library," explained Frazell.
Munksgaard said so far bookmarks and teardrop earrings are the store's top sellers.
"It's just interesting - we're selling the old copper roof so that they can afford the new copper roof," said Munksgaard.
However, there is a limited amount of the old roofing available, so Maine Jewelry & Art won't be able to keep its cases stocked with these items for long.
"Right now we definitely have what we need to make some for the next few months, but if sales keep up this way, we'll just have to see," said Munksgaard.
For more information, log on to www.mainejewelryart.com.