In continuous use since the Bronze Age, pewter is an ancient alloy with exceptional qualities. An attractive addition to any desktop, this pewter paperweight is hand crafted in Sheffield, England, which is historically the British capital of metalworking. Made by a spun metal process, the paperweight is completed with a satin finish that gleams softly and resists fingerprints. Designed and produced by a family owned metalworks with a 70+ year tradition; quality, heritage and craftsmanship come together to create this useful and handsome object. Lead free alloy.