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Shop Notes

I have two new product offerings in the works that are decidedly contemporary and original designs.

The Centerpiece Bowl is functional and beautiful. In fact, it may be the most beautiful piece I’ve ever created. Nearly 12″ in diameter with a distinctive beaded edge, it’s a low form bowl with a graceful shape that holds tons of fruit or anything you wish to feature as a centerpiece.

I’m also working on an oversize set of four coasters, aptly named, ...

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Gibson Pewter and The Gallery at Wellsweep will once again host “Christmas in the Centre” on Saturday, December 5th & Sunday 6th from 10 am to 5 pm. Take advantage of this great opportunity to buy wonderful, locally made crafts and fine art, and, of course, some fine pewter!

Refreshments will be served in both locations. Come wiggle your toes, throw some good cheer (and snow?), and mingle with your Hillsborough Centre neighbors.

Gibson Pewter Gift Box

Time is running out! If you’re thinking about a special pewter gift to give this holiday season—and I hope you are—please get your orders in early so we can be sure to get your order filled and shipped!

What better way to avoid the mall crowds and traffic of Black Friday… give me a call in the shop and do all your holiday shopping in one stroke. We have gifts for every use and taste.

Pick up a copy of the November issue of New Hampshire Magazine. Gibson Pewter is the featured artist.

We just found out about it last week. A nice exposure boost as we head into the holiday buying season.

The full page includes a nice write-up about us, plus it features the tulip-shaped Philadelphia Creamer and the Philadelphia Sugar Bowl both featuring beaded edges.

Small Star Earrings

Kay Scott won a pair of our Small Star Earrings in September. She’ll twinkle at all her holiday functions this season.

Each month, we select a winner of our monthly gift of a pair of Gibson Pewter Earrings. For October, we plan to gift a pair of Lady Bug Earrings. Good luck may be yours for the asking.

Anyone who registers in the box in the left sidebar of the website receives periodic updates about our new products and...

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New Hampshire Made - Fine Crafts

The 6th Annual Hillsborough Area Artisans Fall Open Studio Tour is Friday and Saturday, September 19 & 20. The leaves are beginning to turn and the apples are ripe, so it’s a great time to be out on New Hampshire country roads.

On September 26th at 6 pm at the New Hampshire Antiquarian Society in Hopkinton, NH, I’ll be previewing a new piece at the 19th Annual “Tomorrow’s Masterpieces” Art Show & Sale. The Show opens with an Artist’s Champagne...

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Grape Earrings

Nancy Fuller was our August winner of Grape Earrings. Pour yourself a glass of red or white and enjoy an early fall sunset.

Each month, we select a winner of our monthly gift of a pair of Gibson Pewter Earrings. For September, we plan to gift a pair of our cute Small Star Earrings. Cool clear nights are perfect for stargazing.

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Nancy Denu & Camille Gibson

With six locations, the event was so grand it was in danger of becoming its own black hole. But the determination of numerous volunteers and curious visitors made the weekend a genuine success.

Their several regiments camped out on Jones Road for a multi-day series of re-enactment activities. A period Magic show, performers and impersonators, blacksmith demonstrations, tours of the Franklin Pierce Homestead, and our beautiful stone arch bridges provided a wealth of things to capture...

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Gibson Family in period costume

Hillsborough’s Second Annual Living History Event, held August 21 & 22, was a real success. The weather cooperated and the crowds were plentiful, up almost 30% from last year! Patrons witnessed many historical reenactments and demonstrations around town.

Hillsborough Center was the backdrop for several of the events including: pewter casting, blacksmithing, furniture making, cider pressing, a one room school house reenactment, and 18th century style magician, surry rides, and so...

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Early American Life 2009

I was delighted to be named one of America’s top 200 traditional craftsmen for the 16th straight year by Early American Life Magazine. Notice of the recognition is in their August issue on news stands now.

Since 1970 Early American Life has been the source for information on early American style, decorating, and traditions. They cover both antiques and reproductions made by crafters working in period styles with traditional tools. They provide solid...

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