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Gibson Pewter Barn, Washington, NH

We’re building a new pewter workshop & Learning Center in historic Washington Center, NH that will be unlike any other in America and we need your help! Supporting this fundraiser will help revive interest in the important Colonial American craft of pewtering and also help to insure its future.

Funding Progress

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We are proud to announce our newest Christmas Ornament designs, just in time to adorn your tree for 2015. There are plenty of these and others as well. They make great holiday gifts and stocking stuffers. Still just $16. each. Check out our Ornaments page today.

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After careful deliberation, we’ve decided to retire the shopping cart function on our website. We wanted to add it as a convenience for our customers and try to provide some methods for tracking your orders.

However, the maintenance of the cart itself has proved to be a challenge and—weighed against some of the confusion it was causing—the decision to move on and revert to our older model seemed to be in order. Amazon and Etsy can have their carts… For our product line, a...

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Animation of 80+ charmsOur list of cast pewter charms just got bigger!

Check out the complete list of our popular Charm Collection for making Earrings...

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Bangle Bracelet with FlipFlops charm

The 2013 Grande Prize Raffle is over. The lucky winner of one of our Whitmore Pint Mug is… Joann Broderick! Congratulations Joann, with a hearty cheer from all of us up here in N.H.!!

We’re planning another annual raffle for 2014. We’ll be giving away a pair of our beautiful Bangle Bracelets with your choice of a charm to go with it. This is one of our most popular new items.

The drawing will be in Early, 2015 and the winner will be chosen from the...

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NH Chronicle, the venerable old WMUR program about all things New Hampshire featured Gibson Pewter on their show last night (Wednesday, April 10). If you missed it and would like to watch, you can see it here at NH Chronicle on WMUR’s website.

Pewter Cleaning Tip

Before I polish my pewter plates, I soak them in extremely hot water for several minutes in a dish pan.

I take a pad of super fine steel wool (0000), place it in the water, squeeze it out, and apply a teaspoon of Dawn dish liquid. Then I take the plate out of the water and begin firmly rubbing the steel wool in a circular pattern from the middle to the outside diameter of the plate. Repeat this rubbing on both sides and dry the plate with a soft cotton...

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Mr. Moose Figurine

Wildlife management programs across the United States work hard to maintain a balance between keeping a steady population of these magnificent animals and allowing a certain number to be bagged each year. Needless to say, many hunters are disappointed when they aren’t selected in annual lotteries.

To satisfy the non-lottery winners and moose lovers everywhere, Gibson Pewter in Hillsboro, NH is happy to introduce Mr. Moose.

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The 2012 Hillsborough Living History Event was this past weekend, and it was a HUGE success. The event saw more visitors than in past years, the weather was just about perfect, and we had our shop open for demonstrations—all dressed in period clothing.

If you missed it, It will be happening again, 3rd week of August, 2013.

New Hampshire Open Doors Studio Tour

Open the door to creativity, adventure, relaxation and tax-free shopping.

NH Open Doors, November 5-6, 2011Let the scenic highways and country roads of New Hampshire take you to picturesque towns and roadside farm stands. Meet our talented artisans and craftspeople who are opening their studios to welcome you. Stroll through our shops and galleries filled with NH-made products and artwork. Savor the local cuisine. Sample the wines. Spend the night in a cozy lodging...

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