Thomas Dale News & Ideas

Could Pewter be Your Next Family Heirloom?

Could Pewter be Your Next Family Heirloom?

22nd Nov 2021

How can keepsakes be part of tradition? Families around the world have traditions that endure for generations. Many of these traditions surround events and/or activities, such as special ho … read more

Who is Thomas Dale?

10th Nov 2021

Who is Thomas Dale? Thomas Dale Company was founded on the stories and folk tales behind fine pewter and collectible giftware, and so the name, Thomas Dale has become synonymous with the lege … read more
Care for Pewter

Care for Pewter

4th Nov 2021

The care of pewter is easier than one may think: after use or if your piece appears dirty, simply hand wash your pewter in warm, soapy water with a soft cloth or sponge, then rinse and towel-dry by … read more
Lead in Pewter

Lead in Pewter

23rd Sep 2021

We get asked quite often is there lead in your pewter, the simple answer is no and yes. Early pewter, as explained above, did contain lead. Older pewter with higher lead content tend … read more
The History of American Pewter

The History of American Pewter

23rd Sep 2021

The history of pewter in America goes back to the early colonial period. Pewter is an alloy composed mainly of tin with various amounts of lead, copper, zinc, antimony, and bismuth. Several e … read more