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Behind the scenes we’ve been busy in preparation for the Living History Event to be held right here in Historic Hillsborough the weekend of August 21-23. Camille & I will be dressed in 19th century garb casting 19th century wares!

Visit each of the six interesting historic destinations points throughout town chock full of interactive activities, performers, musicians, demonstrators, and craftsmen.

Right here in Hillsborough Center, you’ll find a charming...

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HIstoric Hillsborough Center

It’s a busy season here in our beautiful, rural corner of New Hampshire.

I hope you’ll consider visiting us for the Living History Event, or perhaps September 19 & 20 for the 6th Annual Hillsborough Area Artisans Fall Studio Tour.

This is a great way to spend the weekend experiencing some of New Hampshire’s most beautiful countryside, visiting with the artisans and learning their creative process. You drive from studio to studio at your...

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Dragonfly Earrings

Congratulations to Jaki Dodd, our July winner of Dragonfly Earrings. Your flowers may be pelted and flattened by rain drops now, but they’ll bounce back!

Each month, we select a winner of our monthly gift of a pair of Gibson Pewter Earrings. For August, we’ll be awarding a pair of our sensuous Grape Earrings. Warm, dry weather should bring them out in droves as soon our monsoon season is past.

Anyone who registers in the box in...

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The Queen Anne Tea Service was on exhibit in the “Living With Crafts” exhibit at the annual League of NH Craftsmen Fair in Sunapee, NH earlier this August.

I’m so proud of my wife, Camille (also a league member). She won the “Creative Sewing Award” for her Gold...

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Franklin Pierce Homestead

On Saturday, July 18 from 10am to 4pm, I will be at the Franklin Pierce Homestead in Hillsborough, NH, casting spoons in a circa 1750 antique bronze spoon mold. If you can’t make it to the demonstration at the Homestead, you can watch a casting demo from the comfort of your home here on the site.

We’re also gearing up for the annual League of NH Craftsmen Fair in Sunapee, NH August 1-9. The new Queen Anne Tea Service will be on...

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Rosebud Earrings

Congratulations to Sarah Benet, our June winner of Rosebud Earrings. Your flowers may be pelted and flattened by rain drops now, but they’ll bounce back!

Each month, we select a winner of our monthly gift of a pair of Gibson Pewter Earrings. For July, we’ll be awarding a pair of our dramatic Dragonfly Earrings. Warm, dry weather should bring them out in droves as soon our monsoon season is past.

Anyone who registers in the box...

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Yin/Yang Earrings

Congratulations to Heather Clemons, our May winner of Yin/Yang Earrings. Keep an open mind to the meaning of each of life’s challenges and opportunities.

Each month, we select a winner of our monthly gift of a pair of Gibson Pewter Earrings. For June, we’ll be awarding a pair of our pretty Rosebud Earrings. Early spring blossoms are now making way for the summer beauties.

Anyone who registers in the box in the left sidebar of...

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Please join us for the Fifth Annual Hillsborough Area Artisans Spring Into Summer Faire!

On Saturday & Sunday, June 13 & 14, from 10 am to 4 pm (rain or shine), the Faire will feature Hillsborough Area Artisan members as well as guest artists. The event is held directly across the street from the Pewter Shop.

This year’s faire will include: baskets, jewelry, blown glass, fabric art; paintings, pottery, photography, woodburning, blacksmithing, and more...

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Stanley Kazimierczak’s machine shop and home, about a mile from my pewter shop, burned to the ground in a fire on March 30, 2009.

Stan is a great guy, and almost nothing worse could have happened since he did not have insurance. He makes a lot of tools for my shop and helps out a lot of people around town. He’s a real crackerjack machinist, and he does beautiful work. We want to see him get back on his feet and back into business.

Stanley has done a lot of work for me over the...

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Watering Can Earrings

Congratulations to Jay Ingerson, our lucky March winner of Four-Leaf Clover Earrings. Wondering if it is better to give or to receive….

Each month, we select a winner of our monthly gift of a pair of Gibson Pewter Earrings.

For April, we’ll be awarding a pair of our adorable Watering Can Earrings. It’s not too soon to be thinking about gardens and summer bounty.

Anyone who registers in the box in the right-hand corner of...

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