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Why is Pewter Great for Custom Belt Buckles?

Buckingham Pewter

Why is Pewter Great for Custom Belt Buckles? What is Pewter? Pewter is a tin alloy traditionally used to make household items and tankards. It mainly consists of tin with other elements like bismuth and antimony to make the alloy denser. Pewter is a softer metal and has a low melting point (230 degrees Celsius.) […]

What are 2D and 3D Masters?


Is there much difference? Centrifugal casting is a method that requires creating a mould of a certain product or design then easily replicating it. This is done by pouring liquid metal into the mould while it is spinning at high velocity and then allowing it to cool. First, you need to have that master product […]

How is Pewter Manufactured?

How is Pewter Manufactured? What is Pewter? Check it out here! At Buckingham Pewter we use the spin casting method to create our products. This utilises centrifugal force whilst the mould is spinning to allow the pewter to be poured in cool and solidify. Firstly a “master” needs to be produced. There are a number […]