MIRIAM HASKELL: 1926 - Present. Miriam Haskell, a jewelry designer, opened her own store in New York City in 1926.
She produced costume jewelry of elegant artistic ability, ornate and beautiful designs using faux pearls, rhinestones, turquoise, shells, Bakelite and coral that were hand wired in brass and copper to create unique designs of flowers, animals and other organic materials. Miriam Haskell jewelry has been know through the years for its high quality workmanship, designs, and materials. The jewelry pieces were handmade and handset using goldtone metal, an antique Russian gold metal finish developed by Haskell and Frank Hess. During WWII, Haskell used alternative materials including plastics for patriotic designs. After the war, the designs became more vibrant, colorful and feminine looking, more elaborate, larger pieces and multi bead strands with pearls imported from Japan.Robert" early 1940s, "Haskell designing jewelry although, Haskell in her lifetime, supervised the production of all the jewelry pieces. The 1950s brought Haskell jewelry with incredibility elaborate designs using stones, pearls and beads and filigree in new and exciting ways. No jewelry was marked between 1926 and 1947. The company used many marks to identify their jewelry. Mark: "Miriam Haskell" in metal on the clasp, the hook, in a crescent shaped cartouche or oval stamp. ANNIES BACK IN TIME ESTATE FINDS! BE SURE AND ADD ME TO YOUR favorites list. ALL SALES ARE FINAL UNLESS ITEM HAS BEEN DESCRIBED INACCURATELY. UNLESS YOU NOTIFY ME OF SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES. MOST ITEMS I SELL ARE. UNLESS I STATE THE ITEM IS NEW, OR IN MINT CONDITION. ADDING ME TO YOUR FAVORITES LIST! The item "MIRIAM HASKELL VINTAGE LAYERED WHITE MILK GLASS FLOWER CLASP CHOKER NECKLACE" is in sale since Sunday, October 19, 2014. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Costume\Designer, Signed\Necklaces & Pendants". The seller is "davidwanda2008" and is located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. This item can be shipped to United States, all countries in Europe, Canada, Japan, Australia.