Collectable Jewellery

Vintage Attwood Sawyer Large Rhinestone Crystal Crab Brooch


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  • Details
    A vintage 1970s clear Swarovski rhinestone crystal Crab costume jewelry brooch pin signed Attwood & Sawyer

    Offered for sale here is one of the rarer and avidly sought after Attwood & Sawyer pieces. This is a large statement piece brooch depicting a Crab with large pincers ! It consists of a figurative crab sitting or waiting to scurry away, with huge pincers raised in front of him made of pave set rhinestone crystals set onto a yellow gold back and accented with a row of dark blue crystal baguettes. He has a jewelled body, totally encrusted with clear rhinestone crystals in a rhodium plated base, interspersed open gold slits to the shell to give a more three dimensional feel. the base of the shell is bordered with a large row of pave set navy blue crystals baguettes. The eyes are collet set red crystals perched on the edge of his shell. The gold plating used is 22KT polished gold plate

    This is one of my favourite pieces, a spectacular brooch measuring 2” x 1 1/2”

    He is hallmarked A&S on the inside of the reverse of the brooch

    Sold in perfect condition. The piece, as with all Attwood & Sawyers, is exquisitely made and oozes quality.

    This particular brooch is one of the rarer pieces and not often seen on the market, so don't let it slip away as the likelihood is it will be a long time before another comes onto the market

    Company History

    Attwood & Sawyer was established in Porthcawl in Wales in 1956 by Mr Horace Attwood and his silent partner Mr Sawyer. Over the years they established a high profile image of outstanding design and quality costume jewellery pieces.Many of the enduring Attwood pieces had historical reference such as the Panther necklace, earrings, bangle and brooch suite and the Peacock and Flamingo brooches were all the interpretations of the Duchess of Windsor personal jewellery pieces. To this day, collectors of this historic vintage brand scour the internet to buy second hand pieces of Attwood and Sawyer jewellery.Attwood and Sawyer was sold in prestigious retail outlets throughout the UK, Europe and selected countries worldwide, as well as having a strong presence on cruise ships and on board airlines. The company was responsible for making a number of the jewellery sets on the US TV hit show 'Dynasty' with Joan CollinsBuckley Jewellery Ltd were successful in acquiring the Attwood and Sawyer brand in 2001, including their entire back catalogue of designs
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