The unusually mild winter in New Hampshire has allowed many customers to travel up to the Shop without fear of snow, or ice. It's been great seeing folks during a time period which is usually quiet in the pewter shop. Nonetheless, we've had a chance to come up with several new designs which we're eager to show off.
The Medium Porringer with Old English Handle has a new look. We've abandoned the basin bowl and gone to the larger, 4.25" bowl used on the Flower Handle and Medium Jones Porringers. The Old English...
Camille and I have had a very busy and productive Summer and are now settling into the Fall routine; kids back to school, soccer practice, weekend games and of course, ramping up production in our respective crafts. Be sure to check out Camille's work at camillegibson.com to see her beautiful fiber creations which are for sale.
Camille, Emily, Lily and I would like to wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy & healthy New Year. It's hard to believe there are only 12 day left in 2011!
2011 Fruit Bowl Raffle Winner
As promised, we said we'd give away one of our prize winning Fruit Bowls in December, and the winner of the raffle is… Carol Carnes of Longs, South Carolina. Congratulations Carol with a big hug from all of us up here in N.H.!!!
I've made a special piece this year which I intend to unveil in the Living With Crafts exhibit at the fair. It is a Hammered Fruit Bowl that was inspired by the work of the late Fred Pulsifer, a pewterer from Exeter, NH, whom I watched at the fair with my father, back in the 1970's.
Our historic hilltop village will once again be the back drop for the 6th annual HAA (Hillsborough Area Artisans) Spring into Summer Artisans' Faire. Come see over 20 juried artisans exhibiting their newest creations, rain or shine, on the Old Town Common, at the Gallery at Wellsweep and of course, at Gibson Pewter on Saturday & Sunday, June 11 and 12, 10 am to 4 pm each day. I'll be giving metal spinning demonstrations all weekend. Plenty of parking and admission is free!