Pewter—Old-line and Distinguished Craftwork
As rare green metal, tin is harmless to features and environment. It is soft, silver-gray, anti-oxidizing, with the properties of low melting point, high plasticity, and is believed to own the ability of sterilizing, decontaminating, and fresh-keeping. Pewter vessels and craftworks can reveal each unique detail of the design which makes every piece of the craftwork lifelike and particular in subtle way. Therefore, the soft, smooth, implicit, elegant appearance and inimitable efficacy of pewter articles have drawn favor of people and they have become daily utensils and gifts of first choice for friends and relatives.
Pewter industry is old-line. In ancient time, people were used to put tin ingot at the bottom of their wells to purify drinking water. Tea pot made of tin is highly airtight and can preserve the color and fragrance of tea for long term. In Japan Palace, wine elaborately made is carefully kept in tin-made vessels. The royal members drink the wine with tin cup, cool in summer, warm in winter, tasty and refreshing. Tea made by using tin kettle offers faint scent.Flowers in tin vase do not fade easily.
Yunnan Pewter Company Ltd. only offers lead-free pewter articles of top grade with tin content above 97% Sn, which is of international health standard. Hence, they are proper for daily use and are well accepted by the clients.
Brief Introduction of Ynnan Pewter Co. Ltd.
Yunnan Pewter Company Ltd., a Sina-Malaysian joint venture, was co-established in April of 2002 by Yunnan Tin Company Group Ltd. in China and Presents & Artifact SDN. BHD in Malaysia, and is located at the Industrial Yard of Yunnan Tin Company Ltd., Central Changyuan Road, High-tech Development Zone of Kunming. The company, backed up by its strong team of craftsmen, artists and technicians, is professionally engaged in designing, manufacturing, and marketing pewter articles which cover tin calligraphy, basso-relievo, sculptures, vessels, household utensils, top grade packaging cases, decoration and other craftworks. Customization is available for the ever increasing demand resulting from individuation.
Yunnan Pewter Co. Ltd. endeavors to provide the customers with master pieces of pewter articles by combining the advanced technology introduced from Malaysia and the top grade refined tin of ‘YT’ brand from Yunnan Tin Company Group Ltd., as well as the efficient management, abundant resources of master craftsmen, and unremitting innovation and creation. The products are well accepted in big cities in China, some even exported to overseas market, highly appreciated by the customers. The company aspires to offer the customers with ever better master pieces with Yunnan local style so as to make contribution and promotion to Yunnan craft and tourism industries by bring into play its strong comprehensive team force.
The Company attaches so much importance to the quality of its products and the prestige of the Company itself and always pursues excellence in management. By firmly adopting the ‘win-win’ principle, the Company has always served its customers with cordiality and honesty. Whereas the Company has been rewarded with prizes, including gold medals, silver medals, and copper medals, at the Third Kunming International Tourism Products Exhibition, the First Yunnan ‘Art & Craft Cup’ Craftwork Exhibition. More than ten master pieces have been collected and preserved by Yunnan Tin Museum. In 2008, the Company achieved the certificate of ISO09001:2000 for its quality management system. In December of 2008, the Company was rewarded the title of ‘Yunnan Famous Brands’ for its trade marks of ‘Yunteng’ and ‘Yinguan’.
Gejiu—The City of Tin, The Witness of Human Civilization
Gejiu, a globally known city of tin, the cradle and birthplace of global tin industry, is the home-place where Yunan Tin Company Group Ltd. locates. As the best and the largest world tin metal supplier due to its advanced smelting and refining technology, it runs the longest and the most complete industry chain and is the symbol of Chinese Tin Industry. Due to the unique formation of the mineralization of tin as well as the first class of processing technology, it offers the best refined tin of top quality with the purity up to 99.99% Sn. Also thanks to the finer crystallization of tin, it becomes the best raw material for downstream industries, and, truly enough, the most expensive raw material. And, of course, it is excellent for pewter manufacturing.From the ancient Bronze (copper-tin alloy) Age to the present IT Times (tin is indispensible in IT and aviation industries), as well as exquisite pewter in the daily life, tin has played a distinguished role along with the development of human activities and witnessed each glorious page of human being.
Introduction, Innovation and Creation
The subsidiary of Yunnan Tin Co. Group Ltd.(YTC), Yunnan Tin Craftwork and Art Manufacturer, has engaged in pewter manufacturing for more than two decades with ISO9002 certificate achieved in 2001, whose products have won various awards sponsored by deferent levels of Chinese government. In order to further promote its quality and magnify the profound Chinese historical and ethical culture, Yunnan Tin Company Group Ltd. carried out the cooperation with Presents & Artifact SDN. BHD in Malaysia to establish the joint venture, Yunnan Pewter Company Ltd. in 2002, so as to introduce advanced Malaysian pewter manufacturing technology, management, designing and marketing. By combining the domestic advantages of technology know-how, top grade tin metal, skillful craftsmanship, strong innovation and creation ability, YTC pewter operation has made remarkable progress and become one of rare top manufacturers in Chinese pewter industry.
Pursuing Excellence and Perfection
It is obvious that the people in China are getting much richer along with the quick development of Chinese economy. Their desire for cognition on pewter culture and aspiration after pewter rarities will be doubtlessly promoted. So it is duty-bound for the whole team of Yunnan Pewter Co. Ltd. to persist in making continuous effort to further improve itself and offer excellent pewter products to meet the requirement of its customers, or else, there is no way to appreciate their years’ concern on YTC pewter business.
Characteristics of Pewter Products
Pewter articles, made of silver-gray alloy of tin with antimony and copper, are old-line craftworks developed along with the evolution of human civilization. Due to their elegance, nobleness, exquisiteness, massiness, and expressive force, pewter articles are of high value for collection and offer the best choice as gifts for close friends or relatives, or as presents for official business. Tin is rare and harmless green metal with unique plasticity. Vessels and craftworks made of tin own excellent airproofing, viewing and admiring, and practicability. Hence, unique pieces of pewter articles are widely favored and pursued by people from around the world, especially by knowledgable and super classes of the western. In European countries, pewter could be regarded as one of the symbols of classic culture.