Pietersma Tinworks Candle Shades
As a setting for a romantic dinner or as a gentle light on your summer porch, these candle and tealight shades are perfect for providing soft lighting.
Handmade in Chesterville, Ontario by Master Tinsmith Greg Pietersma.
While working at Upper Canada Village Greg was introduced to the art of tinsmithing. To develop his skills he apprenticed with Billy McMillan on Staten Island, NY. Greg worked as UVC's master tinsmith for several years before venturing out with his wife Amanda to create the Pietersma Tinworks.
Greg has combined his passion for antique tinware witha strong tradition of craftsmanship to build tinware that is fuctional in this century. Inspired by the inguity of the 19th century tinsmith, Greg has built his own tools and machines to become a modern tinman.