What is pewter?

Pewter is an alloy made predominantly from tin, to give it more strength other metals are added:  Tin 91-98% minimum, antimony 8% maximum and 2.5% copper maximum.  Modern pewter no longer contains lead so unlike the old pewter it will not tarnish and turn a dull grey with age, in fact it is a very easy metal to maintain.

Cheese Scoop, Cake Server & Cheeseknife
Cheese Scoop, Cake Server & Cheeseknife







Looking After Pewter

All Fleur Grenier designs are made from lead-free pewter. To keep its polished lustre it should be either:  Cleaned with soapy water, then dried immediately with a soft cloth or with a silver polishing cloth or liquid. Pewter items should not be put into a dishwasher.

Pewtermith / Glass Artist