The Stockman or ‘ringer’ as he is more commonly known has always been the backbone of any cattle station. A stockman must be able to ride all day in the saddle, throw a rope, understand cattle and ride a rough horse. The ability to turn his hand to a variety of tasks such as fencing, pulling up bores, cutting posts, breaking in young colts and other general station tasks is a necessity.
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