Designed & Made in Sheffield


Pewter mirror with steel and brass detailing. The pewter has a oxidised and antiqued finish. The design was chosen as a finalist design for Pewter Live Open Competition 2017 organised by the Worshipful Company of Pewterers.

Quirky Metals is the initiative of Jim Stringer, an Award Winning Designer based in Sheffield, England. Following recognition and awards received at The Pewter Live Competitions from 2013 Jim, with help from his wife Laura, set up a workshop in Meersbrook in Sheffield. Since then they have been designing items for retail through galleries, art markets and online shops and Jim has been making these in his workshop.

Handraised copper bowl with planished handpolished finish, decorated with a handcrafted brass bee. A "fit in the palm of your hand" piece with a round bottom which rocks gently but doesn't fall over.

Pewter Night Light Holders (Silver Birches Collection)

This design is a Night light holder which was inspired by the enchantment of a forest and its mysteries when you look into the depths of it. Designed by Laura Cobane Stringer and developed and made by Jim Stringer.

​The design won First Prize in The 2015 Open Live competition held by The Worshipful Company of Pewterers.

Pewter ​Sardine Wall Clock

Part of The" Hook Line & Sinker Range". This range won First Prize in The Open Live competition 2014 held by The Worshipful Company of Pewterers, London.

A handcrafted clock in polished and embossed pewter. This clock is battery operated with brass coloured hands and a sweeping second hand. Available as a wall clock or freestanding. The wall clock is fitted with a brass ball chain.