This vintage Miriam Haskell necklace is an absolute classic! It has all the style and grace that makes her jewelry so collectible and wearable today.
Established at the height of the Art Nouveau vanguard, the collectability of Miriam Haskell jewelry is reflected in its meticulous craftsmanship and timeless style.
Upon opening her first boutique in the McAlpin Hotel in New York City, Haskell began creating collections for the most elite members of society, including Flo Ziegfeld and Coco Chanel.
It would not be long after that women from around the world would begin to appreciate the custom-made jewels for their unique and lasting elegance.
This extraordinary vintage Miriam Haskell necklace is comprised of three strands of beautiful glass pearls in a sensuous champagne color.
Each strand measures, respectively, 15", 13 1/2" and 12" and cascade in an elegant waterfall effect.
The pearls measure 8mm and are in beautiful condition.
At the end of each strand is a beautiful brass filigree clasp, adorned with an arrangement of faux, seed-pearls.
A spring-ring clasp remains perfectly intact at one end, while the other end provides a length of faux pearl-embellished chain for easy adjustability.
You will an oblong hallmark placard reading "Miriam Haskell" soldered to the reverse of the filigreed end on the clasp-side. The use of this mark dates from the 1950's.
While the necklace exhibits a significant amount of verdigris on the spacers, it remains in good condition overall.
Measurements: Total length is 14" – 15 1/4" long (adjustable with extender chain), Strands are 12", 13 1/2" and 15", respectively, Glass pearls are 8mm in diameter Weight: 102.9 grams (3.6 oz)