Origin of Pewter Pin Badges




Tin utensils and tin crafts are a kind of traditional products with a long history. Because of the noble, elegant, soft texture and bright brilliance they have always been cherished and collected by the upper and middle societies in China and the West, they are also a symbol of social status and wealth.

The pewter pin badges and tin "pilgrimage jars" found in the pyramids of the eighteenth dynasty of Egypt (1580-1350 BC) are the oldest known tin products in the world. In the Japanese courts, carefully brewed royal wines are served in tin utensils. British and German royalty also loved the use of tin vessels for beer. The Roman Empire was the earliest civilization to use tin ware on a large scale for domestic use.

The reason why tin utensils and tin crafts enjoy such a noble status comes from some excellent characteristics of tin metal itself. Tin is a softer metal with a lower melting point and strong plasticity. It can have a variety of surface treatment processes and can be made into a variety of products. There are traditional and elegant European-style wine sets, candlesticks, noble and elegant tea sets, as well as fascinating vases and exquisite eye-catching table decorations. The styles are all comparable to shiny silverware. With its elegant appearance and unique functions, tinware has been popular all over the world, and has become a daily product for people and a great gift for relatives and friends.

Process of tin products
1. Casting: Cast each product with a fine iron mold.
2. Manual Frustration: Rough edges are filed by hand.
3. Mechanical polishing: Use a machine to remove the surface of the product to achieve satin gloss.
4. Welding: The perfect welding interface must accurately judge the time and temperature.
5. Hand polishing: Carefully wipe the surface with special leaves to give a special gloss.
6. Quality inspection: Quality management personnel carefully check every detail of each finished product to ensure compliance with high quality standards.

Maintenance of tin products
1. Remember to store pure pewter pin badges in a clean and dry place.
2. Never use a dishwasher or brush to clean pure tin products.
3. Avoid pure tin fines coming into contact with flames or placed in heated areas.
4. Those who live near the sea must clean the tinware more frequently, because the large amount of salt in the air will make it tarnished.
5. Use warm water for cleaning. After cleaning, wipe with a soft dry cloth.
6. Wipe with a soft dry cloth and high-quality silver finish to make the surface as clean as new.
7. After the tinware is used for a long time, the color of the pattern will become dark. You can boil the lotus stem or lotus leaf with water, wipe and wash, and it will be descaled as new.
8. If the tinware oxidizes the spot for some reason, you can cut it in half with fresh tomatoes, rub the spot with the cut surface, and leave it to rest for a few minutes, then wash it with water, and the rust spot can be removed.

Types of tin products
There are about 200 kinds of tableware, wine, tea, sacrifice, stationery, smoking, coffee, beer, vases, trophies and decorations. The shape is pretty, the processing is exquisite, the decoration is beautiful, the carving method is exquisite, the knife is like a pen, and the product is bright.
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