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Pewter is a malleable metal alloy, traditionally 85–99% tin, with the remainder consisting of copper, antimony, bismuth and lead. It was first used around the beginning of the Bronze Age in the Near East.
Every new Hogwarts student had to be equipped with pewter cauldron (standard size 2), which they could purchase at Potage's Cauldron Shop. Although Harry Potter wanted a solid gold cauldron, Hagrid didn't let him buy it, saying "It says pewter on yer list". Pewter Cauldron can be bought in Potage's Cauldron Shop for 15 Galleons. It is the ideal starter cauldron, as used by first-year students at Hogwarts. It’s perfect for brewing a wide range of potions and carrying books to class. Hagrid owned a large pewter tankard from which he used to drink. Aberforth Dumbledore also had a pewter jug, to which he had poured a mead in 1998, when Harry Potter, Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger found themselves in Hogsmeade.
- Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (First appearance)
- Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
- Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
- Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
- LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4
- LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7
Notes and references
- ↑ "Pewter" at Wikipedia
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, Chapter 5 (Diagon Alley)
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 Pottermore
- ↑ Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Chapter 6 (Gilderoy Lockhart)
- ↑ Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Chapter 25 (The Beetle at Bay)
- ↑ Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Chapter 28 (The Missing Mirror)