thepewterwolf

The Pewter Wolf

White Rock, Canada · 2049 Sales

thepewterwolf

The Pewter Wolf

White Rock, Canada 2049 Sales On Etsy since 2011

5 out of 5 stars
(558)

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Note from shop owner Hi there! I'm currently on vacation but will be open again on Monday August 8th. -Pete

Note from shop owner

Last updated on Aug 4, 2016

Hi there! I'm currently on vacation but will be open again on Monday August 8th. -Pete

Pete Rhodes

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Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
(558)
Robbie Knapic

Robbie Knapic on May 31, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Fantastic item, quickly shipped. Perfect size, not too large but not too small, with intricate detail. This is the second necklace I've gotten and they are gorgeous! My husband really enjoys this and I am looking forward to hopefully getting a hyena skull as well.

slayvalentine

slayvalentine on Mar 29, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

So beautiful and unique. Very nice quality. Thanks!

jungleprincess

jungleprincess on Feb 24, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Quick shipping and packaged well .Amazing seller and wonderful piece of art.

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About

This shop showcases my collection of tiny representations of animal skulls cast in metal.

This shop was born out of a desire to make little representations of things that occur in the natural world, in particular little metal animal skulls. For many of my pieces, I first make a miniature version of the skull in plastic. Making that original takes a long time, it can take forever to get teeth right! From the miniature original I cast a rubber mold, into which I cast pewter. After some finishing and polishing, I end up with a shiny little version of the real thing! - Pete Rhodes, The Pewter Wolf

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  • Pete Rhodes

    Owner

    I've always loved using my hands and tools to create high quality items, and for the past ten years plus, making jewelry has been a way to do that. I started casting pieces in pewter about four years ago.

Manufacturers
  • Sarber Jewellers Ltd

    Vancouver, BC, Canada

    Sarber Jewellers is a family run business in downtown Vancouver, BC Canada. They specialize in the lost wax casting process, and provide services to the local jewelry trade.

Shop policies

Last updated on October 30, 2012
Welcome to The Pewter Wolf.
Inside you will find realistic animal skull jewelry cast in pewter and hand finished for maximum depth and luster.
I offer realistic animal skull jewelry cast in pewter, bronze and sterling silver - hand finished for maximum depth and luster. My designs include raven skulls, wolf skulls, hummingbird skulls, fox skulls, dinosaur skulls, rat skulls, big cat skulls, antlers, vulture skulls, hyena skulls, a day of the dead skull, bird talons and even a tasmanian devil skull.
I make all the pieces, but mother nature is the true designer, so my task is simple - making a true likeness of the interesting, organic and beautiful forms that she has created.

Each piece of jewelry will last for years with minimal care. The pewter I use is jewelry quality(lead and nickel free) and will retain its luster well. Over the years it will naturally develop a patina which may be left on or rubbed off with a simple vinegar/flour/salt mixture.
As I personally cast and hand finish these pieces, please allow for slight variances from what is shown in the photos.

I ship worldwide from Vancouver, Canada using Canada Post. Items are sent by the most economic shipping method possible, however if you would like a faster delivery time with package tracking please indicate this with your order - for details regarding shipping see the Shipping heading below.
Thanks for visiting!

Peter Rhodes

Accepted payment methods

  • Pay with Visa
  • Pay with Master Card
  • Pay with American Express
  • Pay with Discover
  • Pay with PayPal
  • Buy with Apple Pay
  • Pay with Sofort
  • Pay with iDeal
  • Accepts Etsy gift cards
Payment
Paypal and Money Order.

Please send Money Orders to:

Pete Rhodes
15618 Cliff Avenue
White Rock, BC V4B 1V9
Canada

If you would like to make a purchase by money order, please note that I will send you notification when I've received it and then ship your item immediately.
Shipping
Once payment has been received for an order, it is shipped out and a confirmation is sent to you before the end of the following business day. I place a high priority on orders and try to get them shipped even sooner than this.

SHIPMENTS WITHIN CANADA: Items are sent via Expedited Post(package tracking included)

SHIPMENTS TO THE US: Items are shipped via airmail, the delivery standard* is 4 -10 business days. For economic reasons package tracking is not included.
Please notify me if you prefer your package to be sent via Expedited Parcel(delivery standard is 4-8 days, package tracking included) and I will send an additional invoice for your approval in the amount of $7.00.

INTERNATIONAL SHIPMENTS: The delivery standard* is 6 - 10 business days. This does not include package tracking.

* Delivery standard is a term used by Canada Post to describe average delivery times. Actual delivery times may be longer - particularily if being sent to regions outside of major cities.
Please note that buyers are responsible for any and all duties and customs charges that may be incurred.
Refunds and Exchanges
I do accept returns if you are unhappy with your purchase, please contact me within a week of receiving your item(s).