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“What do you want?!”
From 1 to 1,000,000 units, if you can imagine it, we can produce it.
From lapel pins to church fonts, you wouldn’t believe the range of items we’ve made for our clients, so if you’re interested in getting a specific item made just get in touch and tell us more about what you’re after.
Our craftsmen and designers love a challenge, and we can get a sample sent off to you in as little as 3 weeks! Drop us an email to tell us more, and we’ll make your ideas come to life as a masterpiece you’ll absolutely love.
A.E. Williams have centuries experience in producing souvenirs and giftware.
We supply museums, castles, cathedrals, companies and organisations all over the world with lots of lovely souvenirs that are perfect for gift shops.
Our most popular items are keepsakes such as keyrings, fridge magnets and bookmarks, with a huge variety of other products available. If you’re after something really special, just contact us and our bespoke design team will be delighted to have a chat!
We have extensive experience in providing trophies to clubs and events of all sizes.
When you need something for a special event, competition or award, just let us know and we’ll create the perfect trophy for it. Whether it’s a traditional cup, a plate, bowl or even your own design, we’ll create, finish and even engrave it for you.
Get in touch to talk about your trophy and make sure you tell us when you need it too, we’ll create something that’s definitely worth competing for!
Initially we ask you to send us an image of the damage and we can provide you with a quote and a timescale.
It’s always fascinating when people bring in items for repair or refurbishment, it gives us the opportunity to see unique, unusual or older pieces that we’ve not encountered before.
If you’ve got pewterware that’s in need of a little care and attention, we’d love for you to send us a picture or bring it in to the workshop so we can take a look and give you a quote. We aim to finish all repairs within 28 days.
The rental service we offer of pewter props is popular among dramatic productions.
A.E. Williams supply pewter items for rental for production companies, TV and film, theatre, museums and country houses and even weddings! Most of our rentals are larger pieces such as goblets and plates, but just let us know what you’re after and we can find the right pieces for you.
We can even finish them with a high polish or a used, aged finish to fit with a specific style or period, as we’ve done for shows like Game of Thrones, The Tudors and Poldark. Drop us an email and we’ll get you a quote and timescales.
Looking for an off the shelf pewter item? This is the place for you.
Initially we ask you to send us an image of the damage and we can provide you with a quote and a timescale.Visit Gift Shop
Pewter has long been a favourite of royalty and peasants alike. We still supply both, and many others besides.
A selection of some of our more recognisable clients. Hover your mouse over the logos to see what we made for them.
UEFA Champions League
Every player in the UEFA Champions League receives a medal for their participation, and in 2010 we were lucky enough to be asked by UEFA to supply them. Each medal was gold plated with the UEFA Champions League logo across the back.
The Great Hall at Hogwarts has to be the most impressive set in Harry Potter, and you wouldn’t believe how many of our items are in there! Tudor goblets, pewter plates, rice bowls and more, they’re all part of the scene - and we even supplied items like a flagon measure for use in the Leaky Cauldron.Buy Product Online
Game of Thrones
Westeros is a fully realised fantasy world, and everything within it has to look real. We’ve been producing goblets, bowls, plates and more for every series so far (long may it continue - we’re such big fans!), and each item is finished to give it an authentic feel.Buy Product Online
In 2012 Walt Disney Pictures and Tim Burton came together to make the hit animation film Frankenweenie. We were approached to make belt buckles with a Frankenweenie design as gifts for the whole of the Frankenweenie cast after production, including famous faces such as Winona Ryder, Martin Landau and Michael Keaton!
PGA European Tour
In 2009 we were approached by European Tour to create a bespoke trophy, inspired by the old traditions when all the Tour trophies were pewter. Since then the PGA has come back to us each year for new trophies.
For the 10th anniversary of the hugely popular Christmas movie, The Polar Express, Warner Brothers asked us to recreate one of the film’s iconic items, used by actor Tom Hanks - the Conductor’s watch.
We’ve actually got multiple links to the Titanic. Not only have we provided pewter for use in the 1997 Oscar winning movie, we actually also have an original cutlery set from the ship itself, which we were given by a private collector so we could mould them and recreate them in pewter.
BBC Oliver Twist
In the BBC’s 2007 adaptation of Charles Dickens’ Oliver Twist you can see one of our pewter rice bowls taking centre stage with Oliver (William Miller) as he asks “Please sir, can I have some more?”.Buy Product Online
In 2005 we were commissioned by Formula 1 to produce a trophy made entirely out of pewter for race winners. Each one is in the shape of the helmet used in races!
Pirates of the Caribbean
The Pirates of the Caribbean movie series is hugely popular - and imagine our surprise when we saw our baluster tankard making a guest appearance in the 2011 film On Stranger Tides!Buy Product Online
Last year we produced a bespoke compass watch for National Geographic. They were nice enough to invite our very own Sam Williams all the way over to their headquarters in Washington DC to discuss ideas with them!
Six Nations Rugby
In 2013 we were approached by the RFU to do a bespoke Six Nations Rugby trophy for the England vs Wales match at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff. It was a trophy made entirely of pewter featuring a rugby ball on the top.
Qatar Airlines were looking for some items for their Cabin Crew uniforms. Firstly we created a gold plated scarf ring with their logo engraved on it. Next we produced gold plated pewter buttons for the Crew members’ blazers, each with the airline’s logo.
When Manchester United wanted to present their long standing Trustees with a special token, they asked us to recreate the Theatre of Dreams for them. As well as the replica of Old Trafford, we also created medals made to fit onto the plinth that it stood on.
In November 2015 we were approached by a member at the CIA as they wanted someone to produce corporate giftware specifically for them. We produced a cufflink and pocket watch set in a display trunk with their famous logo on!
Historic Royal Palaces
After years of working close with Historic Royal Palaces we were asked to produce some items for Britain’s only Royal Chocolate Kitchen at Hampton Court Palace. We made a bespoke chocolate pot and chocolate frame for display and also to be used throughout demonstrations. They had to be as close to the original items as possible, so we used our range of antique brass moulds and all our team’s expertise!