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Objects from the V&A's brass, pewter and cultery collections.
An overall set of basic guidelines for caring for your pewter and tinware. It describes the difference between the two materials and how to care for each individually.
Recommended reading about brass, pewter and cutlery
How to care for your metal objects, from identifying the metals and other materials, spotting immitations, identifying common problems and how to clean them.
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Of all the riches of the sixteenth-century European nobleman, none spoke more powerfully of his heroism, wealth and taste than his armour, clothing an…