Mullingar Pewter Sam Maguire Miniature replica. A superb miniature replica of the famous Sam Maguire Cup. This trophy is awarded to the county that wins
the All-Ireland GAA Football Championships, the final of which is held on the 3rd Sunday in September.
Mullingar Pewter Ardagh Chalice
- Featuring some of the designs from the Ardagh Chalice, this is a superb miniature version
- 3 1/2 inches in height
- 4 inches in diameter
The Care of Pewter
To recapture the exquisite original lustre of your much treasured collectors piece, wash in hot water using liquid soap and rinse in almost boiling water and immediately dry and polish with a soft cloth.
The early history of pewter in Ireland goes back at least 800 years. The pewterers of this era produced the first utensils for domestic use, consisting mainly of tankdards, plates and candlesticks.
It is now fashionable to buy pewter for everday use instead of silver. Peweter is easy to store, never wears out and on special occasions it provides a splendid display. Ot can also be readily engraved with ain inscription by any competent jeweller.
The ancient craft of pewter making was revived in Ireland by Mullingar Pewter in 1974. Each piece is still made in the traditional way in a crafts workshop by Irish men and women, specially trained in the old casting methods, meticulous assembly and delicate hand finishing. These skills take year sot acquire and each piece of pewter bears the company touchmark which his a guarantee in itself.