Friday, May 30, 2014

Quidi Vidi Pewter

Today, I'd like to introduce you to another Newfoundland artist, Ray Cox of Quidi Vidi Pewter. Actually, Ray is a pewter-smith from Connecticut who came to Newfoundland in 1972 and stayed so he is now officially from here!!

Ray creates hand wrought pewter in original, one-of-a-kind designs. His "Natural Colour" motifs include whales and whale tails, trees and the mummer series. By playing with the iridescent colours that appear in the metal, Ray creates his own very unique designs. Three dimensional art pieces include "Air Cast" pewter bowls.

In fact, one of his cast pewter bowls was given to Prince Charles and Camilla Parker Bowles as a wedding present by then Governor General, Adrienne Clarkson.

Ray has his own studio here in St. John's and welcomes visitors. You can usually find him at
111 Quidi Vidi Road, St. John's, NL A1A 1C3
Studio Hours: By chance or appointment
Check out the links above for more information.

Quidi Vidi Hand Wrought Pewter Inc.
Ray Cox, <i> Tail </i>

1 comment:

  1. This is fascinating. I've never seen anything like it. Thanks again, I love seeing new things and artists that are new, to me.