The history of Irish Pewter can be traced back to more than 800 years ago. Today this ancient craft is still being performed in Mullingar by a team of Irish men and women that are highly trained in the skills of delicate hand finishing meticulous assembly and old casting methods.
Mullingar Pewter products have a distinctive medieval appearance and the owner will feel they are ancient mythical and a precious gift from the past.
This unique beaker is part of their Woodlands Collection which feature various animals in an Irish landscape. This particular one has the Irish hare; argubaly the oldest living mammal in Ireland having survived the Ice Age which ended 10 000 years ago. They have been celebrated for centuries in local art and folklore and are a beloved native to the Irish countryside.
Mullingar Pewter is easy to store clean and is so expertly crafted they can be used as display pieces.