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The Process of Alchemy (Part 4 – Finishing and Assembly)

August 26th, 2016

tpoa4-001 It is commonly believed that Alchemy’s pewter jewellery and giftware is probably made in China in some large automated factory, however, we are very proud to boast that all of our pewter products have always been and always will be designed, developed and made from true English Pewter, under one roof in our own studios and workshops in Leicester, England.

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Cannibalism, Human Sacrifice, and the King of the Werewolves

August 19th, 2016

LykaionAncient Greece is most often associated with its intellectual achievements – in fields like philosophy, mathematics, and politics – leading many to regard it as the bedrock of Western civilisation. But a recent archaeological discovery has served as a grim reminder that the Ancient Greeks had a sinister side.

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Silent screams

August 12th, 2016

‘Where there is no imagination there is no horror.’ Arthur Conan Doyle1

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