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Q. What is pewter? What material is this made from?

A. Pewter can be any number of silver-gray metal alloys. This particular alloy is made of aluminum (for itís shiny quality), copper (for its malleability) and silica (for its strength).

Q. Is it food safe? Does it contain lead?

A. Mexican Art and Craft serve ware products are food safe. Our materials are thoroughly tested for lead content, and surpass FDA requirements and Proposition 65 regulations.

Q. What about the imperfections?

A. Because each of our pieces are hand-made, they have unique markings, and are not considered to be imperfections. Slight variations are a natural part of the process, which authenticates the uniqueness of each piece.

Q. Can you put it in the dishwasher?

A. This serveware should not be washed in the dishwasher. Hand-wash in warm soapy water, rinse and dry.

Q. What do you do with acidic foods?

A. When serving acidic foods, it is recommended to rub or spray a light coat of vegetable oil to act as a barrier against staining.

Q. Where is it made?

A. Mexican Art and Craft imports handmade products in Mexico.