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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.

Pewter - Wikipedia

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Pewter is a malleable metal alloy, traditionally 85–99% tin, with the remainder consisting of ... The second type, known as "trifling metal" or "trifle", was used for hollo...

Why is pewter great for tankards? - Crafted Cup

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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 ...

What is Pewter? - Village Pewter

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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 ...

What is pewter made from? | Reference.com

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Pewter is made up of mostly tin. Other metals that are combined with tin to create pewter include copper, bismuth and antimony. Lead and silver are sometimes ...

All you ever wanted to know about pewter - Pewter co uk

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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 ...

The Pewter Society - What is pewter?

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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.

Pewter Color, What is Pewter? Cleaning Pewter Jewelry, Pewter Value

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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.

How It's Made - ASL Pewter

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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 ...

Pewter History - The Rams Horn Studio

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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 ...