Pewter Owl -Small.

$13.00

Code:                   PFSS22

Origin:                 Australia

Includes velvet pouch and story card *

Pouch burgandy

 

 

 

Description

PEWTER OWL SMALL

THESE GREY, BROWN AND WHITE BIRDS ARE FOUND IN ALL PARTS OF AUSTRALIA, THE MOST COMMON BEING THE BOOBOOK AND BARNOWL. NOCTURNAL HUNTERS, THE OWL FEEDS ON MICE, SMALL BIRDS, LIZARDS AND NIGHT-FLYING INSECTS, THEN ROOST IN LEAFY TREES DURING THE DAY. THEY ARE FOUND WHEREVER THERE ARE SUITABLE TREES FOR NESTING AND ROOSTING

PEWTER

Since earlier times, craftsmen have been extracting a small amount of a shiny precious metal (Tin) from a mass of rock, and then using that metal to manufacture articles to decorate their homes.

Tin is the fourth most valuable metal in general use, after Platinum, Gold and Silver, and has been used to manufacture Pewter since those early times.

Modern Pewter is an alloy that contains 92% Tin, 6% Antimony and 2% Copper.  The Antimony is used to harden the alloy, and the Copper is used to improve its workability.

To maintain the finish of your Pewter articles, wash in hot water using liquid soap and rinse in almost boiling water.  Immediately dry and polish with a soft cloth.

Proudly crafted in Australia by Aradon Pty Ltd. using Australian Tin.

*velvet pouch colours vary / attached story card contains above information

Additional information

Weight 0.014 kg
Dimensions 15 x 25 x 35 mm

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