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Medium Porringer with “Old English” Handle

Greetings from Gibson Pewter,

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...

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Pewter Moose in Wreath Ornament

Greetings Friends,

Camille and I wanted to remind you all that we will be participating in the NH Open Doors Studio Tour this weekend, Saturday November 5, and Sunday the 6th.

The pewtershop will be open from 9 am - 5 pm both days. I'll be metal spinning too, so newcomers will have a chance to see a dying art form in person.

We're rolling out our Annual Christmas Ornament, "Moose in Wreath," this...

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Greetings Friends:

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.

Hillsborough Area Artisans Open Studio Tour

I'm gearing up for the Hillsborough Area Artisans annual Open Studio Tour...

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Greetings friends and fellow pewter enthusiasts.

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.!!!

…And Announcing Our 2012 Raffle

We'...

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Greetings from Gibson Pewter,

The League of New Hampshire Craftsmen's Fair is approaching quickly, August 6 –14 and will be held again at the Mount Sunapee State park in Newbury NH.

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.

The...

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Large Pewter Vase

Come Visit Our Historic Hillsborough Center

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!

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Limited Items

New Tulip-shaped Tankard

New Tulip Tankard

A friend who is a customer asked me to make... read more

Professional Associations

New Hampshire Made - handcrafts logo

New Hampshire Made

As a member of NH Made—the wonderful... read more

Featured Items

Pewter Martini Goblet

Martini Goblets

Cocktail fanciers everywhere can agree that... read more

As Seen In...

Yankee magazine cover Spring 2011

Yankee Magazine

on Gibson and Gibson Pewter are featured in... read more