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Pewter is a metal alloy that is 85% to 99% tin and 15% to 1% other metals. Historically, lead, bismuth, zinc, copper and antimony were used. Modern pewter is 93% tin, 6% antimony and 1% copper.

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Pewter is a malleable metal alloy. It is traditionally composed of 85–99% tin, mixed with copper, ... The second type, known as "trifling metal" or "trifle", was used for holloware and is made up of fine metal with approximately 4% lead. The last ...

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ABOUT OUR PEWTER TANKARDS. What is pewter? Many of the cups in our collection are made from pewter. Pewter is a metal alloy mostly made from tin, with ...

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Pewter alloy is made of tin, bismuth, antimony, and sometimes copper or silver ... It is always wise to ask your pewtersmith what alloy was used to make your ...

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Once the Romans had left in the 5th century little pewter was made here until the craft was reintroduced in the 12th century, probably by Cistercian monks.

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Pewter and alloys made from Tin have been in existence for more than 2000 years and NEY has been manufacturing them for almost 150 years. There are many ...

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Learn about pewter, its use in jewelry, and how to clean pewter jewelry. ... copper , whereas bronze is an alloy made mainly of copper, with a small amount of tin.

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How is Pewter Made? There are several processes that go into the production of a piece of fine pewter. These processes include casting, turning, and fabricating ...

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What is pewter? your questions answered - history, metalic content, how ... High quality Sheffield made pewter at competitive prices; FREE SHIPPING available ...

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Pewter was probably first made in the Bronze Age (between 2000 and 500 BC). Pewter and bronze are related alloys; pewter is mostly tin, with a small amount ...