Jonathan Gibson is a second-generation pewterer who enjoys making reproductions and adaptations of 18th- and 19th-Century pewter wares in his shop in Hillsborough Center, New Hampshire.
Each of Gibson’s 125-plus pieces of traditional and contemporary pewter is lead free and made with hands-on care, whether cast, hammered, or spun. Visitors to Gibson Pewtershop, open year-round, are always welcome to watch work in progress.
The Gibson Fruit Bowl and Woodgrain Beaker have been added to the permanent collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Two Christmas ornaments he made for former President and Mrs. Bill Clinton are now in the Smithsonian. His reproduction Lacemaker’s Lamp won the Steven’s Metal Award in 2003 at the 23rd Annual Juried Exhibit of the League of NH Craftsmen.
Artisans wishing to participate in the 2021 Directory of Traditional American Crafts™ may download applications by clicking here. Because of the uncertainty of mail delivery caused by the Pandemic, we have extended the deadline for entries. We will accept entries postmarked by February 15, 2021. Those selected will be notified after judging in April, 2021. The 2021 Directory of Traditional American Crafts™ will appear in the August 2021 issue of Early American Life.
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