Does pewter contain lead?

Answer Today most pewter that is on the market is lead-free. Antique pewter is a different story. Often the pewter items in antiques are only thinly coated pewter over a different metal or alloy, and they... Read More »

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Pewter & Lead Safety?

Many people have concerns about using pewter in their daily lives, whether it is for tableware, such as old-fashioned pewter plates, mugs or drinking steins, or for personal adornment in the form o... Read More »

I have two pewter mugs that i got from my father how do you tell if it is really authentic and is the lead in them dangerous i washed them in my dishwasher?

Its about 80% likely depending on what dishwasher you have but it doesnt hurt to try once.

If the seller says the necklace pendant made out of pewter is nickle-free, does it mean it is also lead-free?

Pewter is mostly tin with a little copper. As long add you aren't allergic to those you're fine.

Is there a way to see if homegrown tomatoes have lead content due to lead dust in the soil?