Signed Miriam Haskell on her signature style hook with a floral motif, this double strand necklace has purple glass elongated and round faceted glass stones. In between are clear glass spacers and small round rondelles with gold plating. Just a beautiful necklace. Measuring 16" end to end this necklace is in very good condition, circa 1940s.
Miriam Haskell founded her own company in 1924 in New York City, retired in 1950 and the company continued under her brother and several other owners until it was sold in 1990. Best known for her pearls of all shapes and colors, her imagination and innovative design utilized interesting beads and wonderful rhinestones. Frank Hess was the chief designer and a skilled artisian for Haskell even after her retirement. Larry Vrba became Chief Designer in the 1970s. Always innovative, Haskell jewelry is highly sought after by collectors and considered pieces of art.
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