1949 European Figure Skating Championships Pins: The Biscione.

Serpent on the 1949 European Championships pins is steeped in Milan's history Many decades before Milan became a fashion center of Italy, the cultural hub welcomed Europe's most fashionable figure skaters to the 1949 European Figure Skating Championships. The event was one of firsts and lasts: it was the first European Championships to be held… Continue reading 1949 European Figure Skating Championships Pins: The Biscione.

An Italian First. 1951.

1951 World Championships at The Netropolitan Museum of Figure Skating Pins Figure skating pins of the past often are unique and full of character. To be convinced, take a look at the pin that commemorates the 1951 World Figure Skating Championships as just one example. Never mind its impressive size, which only lends to the… Continue reading An Italian First. 1951.

Form and Function. 1954.

The pin made to commemorate the 1954 European Figure Skating Championships in Bolzano is highly detailed, exceedingly colorful, and extremely memorable. The form and function of the pin are exceptional.