Alchemy Gothic (also known as Alchemy 1977) is a brand name for the jewelry, decor and accessories produced by the Alchemy Carta group. Established in Leicester, England in 1977, Alchemy Gothic has become a notable brand in the Gothic community, renowned for their fine, intricate pewter work and unique designs. Alchemy Gothic uses only the finest English pewter. This is a strictly controlled alloy consisting of 92% tine, with the final 8% comprising of antimony and copper. As it is free of lead and nickel, the jewelry is ideal for those who may be sensitive or allergic to most mass-market jewelry.