Pewter artists' striking success
(14 November 2003)
and Lesley Doble were invited to record their company "Touch" in
London this week.
Worshipful Company of Pewterers has been regulating the quality of pewter
items made in Britain since 1451.
Earlier this the year they acknowledged the high standard of the
products designed and made by Partners in Pewter and invited them to add
their mark to the official plate at a ceremony in Pewterers' Hall.
The touchmark is the pewter equivalent to the hallmark used on gold
and silver items.
record our mark we had to strike a metal die bearing our company badge so
that it made a good impression on the special pewter sheet" said
feel very pleased that our work has been recognised in this way.
It should help us to spread the word far beyond our discerning
customer base in the Thames Valley."
years ago, a pair of bookends made in the Cookham Dean studio was chosen
to be part of the exclusive Millennium Collection assembled by the
Pewterers Company in London.
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