PEWTER LIVE - FAQs

The Worshipful Company of Pewterers

Pewter Live - Questions & Answers:

- How do I obtain pewter to work with? & Who could make my peice from my design?
Pewter sheet and pewter for casting, and solders, can be obtained from: Pewter Sheet Company Ltd. or Carn Metals. The manufacters we advise to help produce your design are:

 

A. E. Williams 6 Well Lane, Birmingham, B5 5TE Tel: 0121 643 4756

Web: www.pewtergiftware.com Email: sales@pewtergiftware.com

 

and

 

A.R.Wentworth Ltd. Monarch Works, Catley Road Darnall, Sheffield, S9 5JF

Web: www.wentworth-pewter.com Email: sales@wentworth-pewter.com

 

For more manufacturers go to: The Manufacturers Gallery

 

- Where can I get an entry form?
You may download one from this website, complete and return by email.

 

- Who is eligible to enter?

OPEN: The competition will be open to any UK or European designer or pewter maker. Please note there is an entry charge of £25 to cover administrative costs (see brief for more details).

STUDENT: The Competition will be open to any student studying at a British University or College holding a Student’s
Union Card. Judging will be divided into two classes, 2nd Year design students and others. Postgraduate
students are welcome to apply.

 

-Will I be able to take my entry home with me?
The entry will remain yours to keep. However the WCOP may wish to retain it for a limited period, and will reserve the right to keep and publish photographs of it. Students are asked to take their designs away with them after Prize Giving unless specifically asked otherwise.

- Design Protection

All entrants are advised to take out their own design protection.The catalogue for 2016 will have details on design protection.