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Jan 27, 2012
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Rocker Chic

For the funky friend with a unique sense of style. This piece is a wonderful addition to any girls jewellery collection.-Styled by Danielle
May 3, 2011
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Coffee and Cream

Elegant neckware, coffee coloured glass beads, complete with a crystal heart. Perfect for a sophisticated ladies night on the town.-Styled by Danielle
Apr 29, 2011
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Apr 11, 2011
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Apr 1, 2011
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Mar 29, 2011
Aitkens Pewter updated their profile
Mar 24, 2011
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Tri Color

"Our Pewter pearls, copper plated and gold plated."
Mar 24, 2011
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art deco clock

"The art deco form was inspired by the "Internationale des Arts Decoratifs", Paris Exposition in 1925. The Aitkens Pewter artisans capture the clean "modernization" of lines in this period."
Mar 24, 2011
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Expression Clock

"The Aitkens Pewter artisans have created an exceptional work of art. A gracious curve flows down from the face and cradles the orb as a wave cradles the moon."
Mar 24, 2011
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Freespun vase

"This vase is the only one of this kind that is made. The Pewter-Smith does not use a special chuck to regulate the patterns, thereby producing a unique design everytime and allowing you to purchase a one of a kind."
Mar 24, 2011
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Salt and pepper

"Spun from a sheet of pewter, our salt and pepper shakers make a fine addition to any table setting. The salt and pepper shakers are suitable for modern or traditional dining style and are original designs of Aitkens Pewter."
Mar 24, 2011

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What is your address Uptown?
39 King Street , 2nd Level Brunswick Square
What is Your Telephone Number?
506 - 657 - 2044
Do you have a link to a website for your business?
http://aitkenspewter.com
What Products or Services are your Speciality?
Pewter

About Us

The Aitkens Pewter story began in 1972, in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada.

Martin Aitken, then 17, had apprenticed with well-known pewterer Dr. Ivan Crowell and set up his own shop in the city. The following year, his father Philip joined him, and the Aitkens ‘touchmark’—the triple A in a circle—had its debut.

Aitkens Pewter - TouchmarkDecades later, that touchmark still represents the quality and craftsmanship that goes into every piece we make.

Pewter is at least 95% tin with small parts of antimony and copper, making it an extremely versatile metal that actually improves with age. It doesn’t rust, tarnish or affect the taste of food or drink, and requires little maintenance.

At Aitkens Pewter, we employ the time-honoured methods of spinning and casting. Coasters, frames, jewellery, and ornaments are cast in rubber molds. Hollowware—mugs, goblets, vases and bowls—are spun on a lathe. Pre-cast handles and stems are soldered into place. Finally, the piece is hand-polished, tumbled in stones, or buffed.

 

At Aitkens Pewter we value our customers.That’s why we maintain a level of service that is unsurpassed in the industry.We sell directly to you from our own retail stores, our web site and from our studio—whether it’s a straightforward in-store purchase or a more complex custom order.

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At 9:12am on May 19, 2010, Ambiance said…
We apologize for the inconvenience of our temporary closure. We want you, our valued guests, to  know that we will be reopening over the summer.  There will be more exciting news to follow, and as we are at liberty to share this information, we will give you updates as we move forward.  
At 5:21pm on March 2, 2010, Uptown Saint John Inc said…
Welcome Aitkans Pewter...it was nice to see you today :).
Tracy
 
 
 

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