"MIRIAM HASKELL" in raised letters on oval cartouche on clasp back
See #7 in "Haskell Signatures, Findings, Beads" on Gordon website
Large emerald-art-glass-swirled nuggets with Russian-gold end-caps are separated by round and melon-shaped emerald-glass beads, rhinestone rondelles and small bead spacers in this classic necklace by Frank Hess for Miriam Haskell. This opera-length beauty closes with a box clasp topped with rose montées. This necklace is versatile and timeless!
Graduated melon-shaped emerald-green glass beads with green-glass spacers and rhinestone rondelles form this statement piece. It has substantial weight, is a stunning color and was made to be worn in a single long (30") strand. This necklace was recently professionally restrung without a clasp.
In this 1950s bracelet is another color combination that shouts Schiaparelli's name: here her signature color (shocking pink) is paired with red, black and clear rhinestones set in heavy silver-tone metal. This statement bracelet has a fold-over clasp and safety chain. What a glorious piece!
Square-cut channel-set sapphire-glass stones alternate with diamanté in a rhodium-plated sterling silver setting to form this classic Art Deco line bracelet (known as a flexible bracelet in the era). This classic pieces finishes with engraved edges and a fold-over clasp with an unusually-decorative safety chain. This piece was made for a slim wrist.
This ruby rhinestone and pearl 1950s bracelet by Hattie Carnegie features rhodium-plated metal with large oval ruby glass cabochons separated by diamanté and faux pearls in raised settings. The bracelet closes with a fold-over clasp. This piece is another elegant and timeless design from one of the best makers of the era. Scroll down to see my Ruby, Diamanté & Pearl Post-war Dangle Earrings, also by Carnegie, for a great coordinating accessory.
This excellent example of the Art Deco line bracelet, the forerunner of today's tennis bracelet, features square-cut emerald-glass stones channel set in rhodium-plated sterling silver with engraved edges and a diamanté-encrusted fold-over clasp. The excellent articulation speaks to the high-quality construction of the piece. Line bracelets were all the rage in the 1920s-1930s. Known as flexible bracelets in those decades, these bracelets were typically worn in multiples. I have an identical bracelet available as well as coordinating Art Deco pieces by Otis and his contemporaries -- scroll down to see them.