At Sterling & Pewter Fine Goods, we manufacture all of our silver and pewter products by hand at our workshop in Meriden, CT. Working with us, you will have access to the best artisans in the country with a lifetime of experience working both sterling silver and pewter.Continue reading Wholesale Silver and Pewter Trophies, Mint Julep Cups, and Baby Goods
For almost a century, the Preisner Pewter Company has been synonymous with quality pewter and sterling silver trophies, giftware, and luxury goods. Over the years, Preisner workmanship has been requested by companies famous for their quality such as Tiffany’s, Ralph Lauren, and Cartier. Continue reading The Preisner Pewter Company Legacy
Sterling silver mint julep cups are iconic in the American South as the traditional drinkware for serving the ever-popular mint julep. Originating in the 1700’s, the mint julep continues popularity through the modern day. It is especially well-known for being the official drink of the Kentucky Derby.
Mint juleps are traditionally served in fine pewter or sterling silver mint julep cups. Due to the drink’s extreme popularity and its rise as a symbol of the South, mint julep cups have become an elegant gift for commemorating special occasions, events, and accomplishments.
Just as alcohol and fine spirits have exotic and highly-nuanced flavors, the vessels that hold them need to match their extravagance and accentuate their subtleties. Hand-crafted sterling silver mint julep cups fill this role naturally by using the perfect medium to display expert workmanship.
Although unadorned mint julep cups are certainly beautiful, they may not have enough character for a truly exquisite gift. With the options of sterling medallions, diamond engraving, and delicately patterned edges, a beautiful piece can become a bold statement. Continue reading Mint Julep Cups in Pewter and Sterling Silver