Vintage Miriam Haskell pale yellow pâte de verre elegant art glass earrings with large glass stones in a Russian gilt crown setting are in excellent vintage condition.
These earring's color is a fabulous Easter egg pale yellow and its color is difficult to capture in photos, due to the depth and because it changes in different lighting. A couple of reasons that make pate de verre glass in itself sought after for its beauty is its magnificent color, depth of color and ability to change color. It is my understanding to become a master at the creation of this form of art glass, one must apprentice for several years under a master, as it is such a difficult craft to learn; as it involves adding different fineness's of specially ground glass at just the right moment in the art glass' molten state of creation to achieve the designer's desired effect; an over simplified explanation of the process, I am sure; but hopefully it helps your appreciation of this form of art glass as works of art in itself. These earrings are 1 inch in diameter by 3/8 of an inch proud and have the patented ‘oh so comfy' adjustable tension clip backs, so there is no worry with them being too tight, too loose or uncomfortable; you can adjust them easily and quickly to the perfect fit! They are signed, HASKELL, on the clip backs, MIRIAM HASKELL, on the base pads and have Pat. 3176475 on the adjustable screw pad for the patent awarded to N.J. Saccoccio on Apr. 6, 1965. They appear to have been seldom worn.
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Miriam Haskell Jewelry is beautiful, classic, stylish and distinctive; one of the most recognizable designer styles though out the decades since the 1920's. These are just a few of the reasons her jewelry has retained and continues to increase in value; as well as, remained so collectible. Great designers that followed Frank Hess; Robert Clark, Peter Raines, Larry Vrba, Millie Petronzio and Robert Lee Morris though out the years have managed to carry on the classic style first developed by Frank Hess with Ms. Haskell, while adding their own subtle and not so subtle touches and flare. If it is not obvious, we are fans! (L3035)
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