From the Atwood Collection comes this vintage gold plate crystal panda pin. Originally made to benefit the World Wildlife Foundation (WWF), the crystals sparkle brightly alongside contrasting black enamel to form a panda. Marked AS for Atwood and Sawyer. Pin weighs 29.6 grams and measures about 1 ¾” by 1”. Set comes in original box with papers. Excellent vintage condition. Working clasp. All crystals present.
Atwood and Sawyer was founded in 1956, in England, by Horace Atwood (Sawyer was a silent partner). Atwood and Sawyer produced copies of 18th and 19th century jewelry and became well known for their figurals. According to Judith Miller’s “Costume Jewelry” book, they designed many pieces for the Dallas and Dynasty TV series.