We've never seen a Miriam Haskell piece we didn't like. That's because her work went above and beyond what you'd expect from costume jewelry. Her work was handmade, complex, detailed, beautiful, unique, and made of the finest materials available.
This white milk glass beaded necklace would be ho-hum if it weren't for the 'Haskell touch'. The beads are double-stranded for more impact. These are the best white glass beads made at the time. They're hefty and solid with tiny white glass spacers in between. And then there's the clasp. It's a flower shaped out of rose montees and delicate white glass seed beads forming the petals.
The necklace measures 15 inches around at the shorter strand. It's 5/8 inches wide. The clasp measures 1 inch wide. The back of it is marked MIRIAM HASKELL in a raised stamp which was used in the early 1950s. Other than a little age tarnish to the back of the slide-in clasp, the necklace shows no notable flaws and is in overall excellent condition.
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