by Mullingar Pewter
The history of Irish Pewter can be traced back to more than 800 years ago. Today this ancient craft is still being performed in Mullingar by a team of Irish men and women that are highly trained in the skills of delicate hand finishing, meticulous assembly and old casting methods.
Mullingar Pewter products have a distinctive medieval appearance and the owner will feel they are ancient, mythical and a precious gift from the past.
This unique beaker is part of their Woodlands Collection which feature various animals in an Irish landscape. This particular one has the Irish hare; argubaly the oldest living mammal in Ireland having survived the Ice Age which ended 10,000 years ago. They have been celebrated for centuries in local art and folklore and are a beloved native to the Irish countryside.
Mullingar Pewter is easy to store, clean and is so expertly crafted they can be used as display pieces.