Pete Rhodes' Profile
“Hi, I’m Pete Rhodes, and Jewelry making has been my passion for the last ten years. I started The Pewter Wolf to showcase some of my latest jewelry pieces – little metal animal skulls.
Why animal skulls? When someone sees a skull they may see a beautiful organic shape, or they may admit that they get the creeps! Either way I think they bring out a certain fascination in all of us. They are also a great challenge for a jeweler like myself, intent on capturing the proportion and detail of the real thing. I carve the originals, cast, and finish all Pewter Wolf pieces in my small shop in White Rock(about an hour from Vancouver) BC, Canada.
Why pewter? Pewter can be buffed to a silver-like shine or oxidized to shades of gray or even black. Its low melt temperature makes it easy for artisans to work with and it is also slow to tarnish. This jewelry will last well for years with minimal care, so please enjoy, and fe…
- Born on September 30
- Joined May 10, 2011