Vintage 1950s Miriam Haskell Brooch
This is an extraordinary Miriam Haskell brooch...look closely at the tiny glass beads. Each one hand strung one at a time with delicate wire...truly a work of art.
Miriam Haskell opened her jewelry boutique in New York City in 1924 and instantly became known around the world for her selection of materials, designs and craftsmanship. Joan Crawford, Lucille Ball, Gloria Vanderbilt and the Duchess of Windsor were huge fans of Miriam Haskell jewelry and wore her pieces often.
This magnificent signed Miriam Haskell necklace is extraordinary in beauty and design. Every piece of Miriam Haskell jewelry was made by hand. Each bead, each crystal, each pearl was picked up by hand, hand-wired to an intricate brass filigree backing, and ultimately backed to a second filigree concealing any trace of construction.
This brooch is an outstanding estate piece in excellent vintage condition with all stones in tact and brilliant.
If history is any indication of the value of a Mariam Haskell piece, today’s collection promises continued appreciation either at an auction house or by generations to come.
Approx. 18” L
Brooch 2 in.
*The chain is vintage untreated raw brass and may darken over time… personally a look I like. If you prefer bright and shiny a little brass polish will do the trick.