Thursday, 9 June 2011

Pewter

I find pewter amazing.  It's such a workable material, made up from 90% tin mixed with copper and a few other things that I have never heard of such as Antimony and Bismuth. I had to look those last two up on Google.  Apparently they are chemical elements.   

Anyway, pewter designs can be really detailed.  

Like this narrowboat...


Or this dragon...


Or these swans...


Bye for now

Olly

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