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Two pieces of Gibson Pewter were featured in the June 2010 issue of Early American Life magazine.

The Capen & Molineux Tavern Lamp  and Gleason Chamberstick were featured in an article about antique & reproduction portable lighting devices and lamps with handles.

Pewter Maple Leaf Earrings

Joan Ebersold, a long-time customer, is our March raffle winner. I’ll be sending her a pair of our Maple Leaf Earrings to sweeten her day.

Each month, we select a winner of our monthly Gibson Pewter product.  It’s the perfect time to get out in our gardens to dig and plant seeds, so we’re featuring our Watering Can Earrings in April.

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Pewter Capen & Molineux Tavern Lamp

Early American Life magazine - April 2010 I am thrilled to have my work grace the pages of Early American Life Magazine this month. The April edition just hit the newsstands. “Early Personal Lighting” features my Tavern/Sparking Lamp and my R. Gleason Chamberstick.

The opening blurb from the article reads: “In the dark, portable lighting devices served rural settlers tending livestock, urban dwellers traversing rutted streets, and...

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Camille & Jon in eriod costume for the Living History Event

Planning Your Summer Activities?

Think about a visit to Hillsborough this summer for one of our three signature events:

The 6th Annual Spring into Summer Faire happens right here in the Center June 12 & 13. Sponsored by the Hillsborough Area Artisans, a group of artists and crafts people that represent just a sampling of the wealth of talent and creativity found in the area,...

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Maple Leaf Earrings

Nicky Chapin of New York City is our February raffle winner. I’ll be sending her proof of her luck with a pair of our Four Leaf Clover Earrings. Maple Leaf Earrings

Each month, we select a winner of our monthly Gibson Pewter product. We’re featuring our Maple Leaf Earrings in March. One lucky winner will receive a pair in honor of the hundreds of sap buckets punctuating our New Hampshire landscape… it’s Maple Syrup season. The weather...

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Antique Boardman Beaker bottom

Keep Your Pewter in Tip Top Shape

Sometimes a small dent in a piece of pewter can be pushed down or ironed out with your thumb. Really! In fact, many of my wooden straightening tools are shaped like the human thumb in various sizes.

Before attempting to iron out a dent, clean the piece and submerge it in hot water for several minutes. Then dry the piece and hold it firmly while rubbing or ironing out the dent with your thumb. Take your time and move the metal slowly, as it is...

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Fluted Bud Vase

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. Get her (or him!) my new Fluted Bud Vase. With a single beautiful stem, it’s an affordable and elegant way to say, “I love you.”

Another good choice would be either the Small Heart Earrings or Large Heart Earrings we have in our growing jewelry line.

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Small Heart Earrings

Fran Latch of Intervale, NH was the lucky winner of our December raffle and Bell Ornament. Such a timely way to “ring in the new year” and add to an heirloom collection of ornaments to dress the holiday tree for years.

Each month, we select a winner of our monthly Gibson Pewter product. For January, we plan to gift a pair of our Small Heart Earrings. Love will soon be in the air.

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Photo of Chef, Jon Gibson

One of my New Year’s resolutions was to learn to be a better cook. Actually, my wife, Camille, made that resolution for me. But it’s been great. In fact, I made my first leg of lamb for Christmas dinner and folks went back for seconds!

So what I’ve done is line my upper stovetop shelf with several of my Salt Bowls &...

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Stocking Ornament

Jeff Rand, living right here in Hillsboro, won last month’s raffle prize of the Christmas Stocking Ornament. Just in time to hang on the tree for the current holiday season. The Stone Bridge Farm Bed & Breakfast always looks sharp, but outfitted in Gibson Pewter? Magnificent!

Each month, we select a winner of our monthly Gibson Pewter product. For December, we plan to gift a Christmas Bell ornament. Makes a good start to...

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