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any of various alloys of tin with small amounts of other metals (especially lead)

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7) He was in fact a model carver and a patternmaker rather than a pewterer, creating copper moulds in which pewter was cast.
The cottage industry that this enterprising young man named Yong Koon started over one hundred years ago is now the largest pewterer in the world.
Migrants kept in touch with their native villages, like the families of London pewterers who maintained contact with the Bedfordshire village of Arlesey.
Around 1,200 well-preserved pieces include plates, platters, porringers, salts and flagons, some carrying the marks of pewterers in Antwerp and Bruges, but many others made in England for the export market.
7, which required all corporate bodies to present their ordinances for approval by the King's high officers (see Welch, History of the Worshipful Company of Pewterers, vol.
It can then be rolled into thin sheets and shaped, as the pewterers did in Birmingham and Sheffield, or cast in moulds as happened in Bewdley.
The collection has been loaned to the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust by the Worshipful Company of Pewterers.
It forms part of the 13th Century City Walls and in the early 17th Century was the meeting place of the Company of Glaziers, Plumbers, Pewterers and Painters.
Mr Williams, who is a Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Pewterers, said: 'I have heard the sculptor took a replica back to the people who created the original bull and they were so disgusted they threw it into the furnace.
In 1474 King Edward issued a royal charter for the legal control of manufacturing pewter, which established the Worshipful company of Pewterers
Danforth Pewterers is presenting almost 100 new jewelry and giftware designs at the major summer gift shows, including the New York Gift Show, Aug.
In this country, standards for the manufacture of pewter were laid down from the late 15th century onwards by the Worshipful Company of Pewterers.
Alex's collection will be complemented each year by temporary displays, beginning with the exhibition of Millennium Pewter from the Worshipful Company of Pewterers.