Pirate Nation where we offer a select range of contemporary and traditional gifts and jewellery.
We have a great selection of 10th wedding anniversary gifts made with historic shipwreck tin. Pewter is 98% tin and any gift made of pewter should be considered ideal.
Copper, as native copper, is one of the few metals to occur naturally as an un-compounded mineral. Copper was known to some of the oldest civilizations on record, and has a history of use that is at least 10,000 years old. Some estimates of copper's discovery place this event around 9000 BC in the Middle East. A copper pendant was found in what is now northern Iraq that dates to 8700 BC..
A fairy (also faery, faerie, fay, fae; euphemistically wee folk, good folk, people of peace, fair folk, etc.) is a type of mythological being or legendary creature, a form of spirit, often described as metaphysical, supernatural or preternatural. Fairies resemble various beings of other mythologies, though even folklore that uses the term fairy offers many definitions. Sometimes the term describes any magical creature, including goblins or gnomes: at other times, the term only describes a specific type of more ethereal creature. (Wikipedia).
Cornish Diamond Tin Collection made with Cornish Shipwreck Tin from the SS Liverpool which sank in 1863. The molten tin is poured into moulds made by Cornish craftsmen and fettled, polished and finally assembled in a Penzance workshop..
A cabochon or cabachon, from the Middle French caboche (head), is a gemstone which has been shaped and polished as opposed to faceted. The resulting form is usually a convex top with a flat bottom. Cutting en cabochon is usually applied to opaque gems, while facetting is usually applied to transparent stones. (Wikipedia) With a choice of 6 gemstones; amber, lapis lazuli, malachite, amethyst, rainbow moonstone and turquoise.
Made from Cornish Tin, they make the perfect 10th anniversary gift 'for him' and can be paired with our matching tie pin from the Cornish Diamond Tin range. Their beauty lies in their simplicity, this understated design ensures these cufflinks will suit anything they're worn with. Slightly domed profile. Cornish Diamond Tin Collection made with Cornish Shipwreck Tin from the SS Liverpool which sank in 1863. Comes in a St Justin velvet lined presentation box..
Heart-shaped stud earrings with inset diamond. Part of the Cornish Diamond Tin Collection, made with Cornish Shipwreck Tin retrieved from the SS Liverpool which sank in 1863. Each pair of earrings comes gift boxed with a full colour-leaflet explaining the history behind the tin and the shipwreck of the SS Liverpool. Production Method The molten tin is poured into moulds made by Cornish craftsmen and fettled, polished and finally assembled in a Penzance workshop..
Heartbeat: small beaten bronze heart earrings and pendant on gold-plated 18" (45cm) snake chain. Bronze - a hard and tough alloy of softer tin and copper, both of which were mined in Cornwall with small quantities of tin still being mined to this day. The metal was so important than an entire age was named after it! Our bronze hearts represent the fusion of the two metals to form a stronger union between giver and receiver..
Beaten tin heart pendant on an 18 inch silver belcher chain (snake chain shown). Cornish Diamond Tin Collection made with Cornish Shipwreck Tin from the SS Liverpool which sank in 1863. The molten tin is poured into moulds made by Cornish craftsmen and fettled, polished and finally assembled in a Penzance workshop..