Pewter is an alloy composed of 95% tin and 5% copper
Valpeltro can give full assurance of the safety of using
pewter for food and drink use.
The purity of the material used by Valpeltro guarantees the
unchangeable nature of the metal which does not oxidese.
Valpeltro furthermore guarantees that its productions conform with
the EU regulation EN - 611/1 for health and safety.
The small irregularities and differences in Valpeltro's articles are
a sign of the craft nature of its products which are still made
using ancient techniques.
Each piece of pewter is cast metal rather than pressed, and is then polished and antiqued by hand, creating the classic pewter finish. The small irregularities and size differences in Valpeltro's flatware are a sign of the craft nature of its products which are still made using ancient techniques. Pewter flatware is dishwasher friendly (up to 30C/86F using mild detergents only) and is 95% pewter
and 5% stainless steel, the knife blades are forged stainless steel
of 18/10 quality.
- Do not expose your pewter to a direct heat -
a flame, a hot plate, or in the oven as it has a low melting