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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
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506 - 657 - 2044
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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 :).
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The Lost War: 1776-1783 - exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

October 17, 2014 at 9am to January 4, 2015 at 5pm
Until January 4, 2015: The Lost War: 1776-1783 exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum. New Brunswick was created out of the western portion of Nova Scotia in 1784 as a result of the American War of Independence. Many had opposed rebellion. More than 500,000 of these Tories or Loyalists existed at one time or another but most chose to remain part of American society. For others, at least 60,000, exile was the only alternative. In 1783, over 30,000 boarded vessels in New York for Nova Scotia and…See More
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Future Fossil Tools: Early Explorations Exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

October 17, 2014 at 9am to January 4, 2015 at 5pm
September 11, 2014 – January 4, 2015. New Brunswick artist Carol Taylor continues her exploration of the interaction between geological processes and human presence. The exhibition is the further development of artistic concepts first shown at the NBM in 2011. In the original exhibition, Carol Taylor conceived of Future Fossils as artworks that considered the continuum of geological processes in combination with vestiges of human presence. An aspect of her inquiry was inspired by a group of…See More
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Forming a Vision: The Art and Geology of the Stonehammer Geopark Exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

October 17, 2014 at 9am to January 4, 2015 at 5pm
September 11, 2014 – January 4, 2015. The exhibition features 20 pieces of artwork from the permanent collection of the NBM, dating between 1805 and 2008. Stonehammer Geopark contains some of the most extensively documented landscapes in New Brunswick.  For more than 200 years artists and photographers have taken inspiration from the magnificent vistas and natural wonders that abound. Two aspects of the landscape, in particular, have drawn the most attention: The Reversing Falls Rapids in Saint…See More
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Fossil Hunter at the New Brunswick Museum: Will Matthew and the Giant Trilobite at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

October 17, 2014 at 9am to January 4, 2015 at 5pm
June 30, 2014 – January 4, 2015. Fossil Hunter: Will Matthew and the Giant Trilobite. Fossil Hunter is an interactive exhibit developed by the New Brunswick Museum. Based on a true story of New Brunswick geologist, Will Matthew, it recounts the true story of a curious young teenage boy, the son of noted fossil expert George Matthew.  Will discovered the largest trilobite fossil in the world, over 100 years ago in Saint John. The fossil of the crab-like creature was about 500 million years old…See More
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Explorer Saturdays at the New Brunswick Museum: Life on the Great Seas! at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

October 18, 2014 from 10am to 4pm
18, and 25 October Saturdays 10am-4pm: Explorer Saturdays at the NBM: Life on the Great Seas! Regular admission.  What were the ships like that brought Europeans to the Maritimes 400 years ago?  How long did it take to cross the Atlantic Ocean? Find out about this and more through art instruction, hands-on discovery tours, crafts, cooking and more! (Bilingual)New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John, E2L4Z6.www.nbm-mnb.ca…See More
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Explorer Saturdays at the New Brunswick Museum: Life on the Great Seas! at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

October 25, 2014 from 10am to 4pm
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Harbour History Walk at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

October 19, 2014 from 2pm to 3pm
19 October Sunday 2pm: Harbour History Walk. Regular Admission. Join the NBM and learn some of the early stories of the Saint John Harbour with a walk along Harbour Passage in Uptown Saint John.  Meet at the NBM foyer. (Bilingual)New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John, E2L4Z6.www.nbm-mnb.ca  506-643-2300 / 1888-268-9595See More
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Handel's Messiah at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception

December 7, 2014 from 7:30pm to 10pm
Experience the combined power of The Cathedral Choir and Orchestra and an all-New Brunswick cast in this epic holiday masterpiece! The brilliant orchestration and divine harmonies will send your heart soaring, and the instantly recognizable Hallelujah chorus will bring you to your feet! And where better to experience this treasure but in the acoustically magnificent Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Saint John -- a designated Provincial Heritage Place!Conducted by Music Director,…See More
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Pegasus at Taco Pica Restaurant

October 18, 2014 from 7pm to 9pm
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