How to replace a broken glass
To remove the broken glass boil the goblet in water for about 10 minutes.This will soften the glue and allow you to pull the broken glass out of the pewter stem. (wear gloves when doing this). Mix about a teaspoon of 5 minute araldite with a bamboo skewer and put the mixed glue into the bottom of the pewter stem then put the glass replacement into the glue in the stem. Wait 1 hour. Job done.
How to clean Pewter
Time, and with use, pewter will develop a classic subdued tone, one of pewter’s unique properties. However, the brilliant finish can be maintained with some simple cleaning tips.
Regardless of the finish, pewter should never be exposed to direct flame or heated surfaces, scrubbed with a brush or put in a dishwasher. Also, be aware that if you live by the ocean, atmospheric salts can dull pewter’s surface – wipe occasionally with a damp cloth to lessen the effect.
For optimal care, follow these simple tips dependant on the items finish.
Wash in warm soapy water and rinse thoroughly. Dry immediately with a soft cloth. Always wipe satin-finish pieces along its polish lines.
Wash in warm soapy water and rinse thoroughly. Dry immediately with a soft cloth.
24K Gold-plated Pewter
Wash in warm soapy water and rinse thoroughly. Dry immediately with a soft cloth. Do not use metal polish, as this will dull the gold.
Polish as silver, with a good brand of silver polish and a soft flannel.