Pewtersmiths honor age-old tradition
If Robin Hood, King Arthur or William Shakespeare were to parachute into the 21st century, they’d feel right at home in a nondescript cul-de-sac in San Leandro.
That’s where Fellowship Foundry is located, a mom-and-pop metal works that’s one of the last places in the United States to make hand-crafted pewter goblets, candlesticks, chess pieces and other emblems of the Middle Ages. “It may sound corny, but we’re really trying to put art into objects used in everyday life,” said co-owner Randal Moore. “And pewter is just a great metal to work with.” More..Posted in Merchandise on December 30, 2010 by xoanon