Diamanté Floral Brooch by Miriam Haskell
2 1/8" x 2 1/2"
"MIRIAM HASKELL" in raised letters on oval cartouche
Gordon & Pamfiloff, p.169 (design); see #35 on "Haskell Clip & Pin Backs" page on Gordon website
Whether you’re looking for a wedding dress brooch or something unique and elegant for every day, this sparkly jewel is for you. It is identical to the “central motif” of a necklace shown in the Gordon & Pamfiloff book on this maker. There the centerpiece is described as “silver metal leaves edged with rose montées and two large clear rhinestones surrounded by smaller rhinestones”. While the necklace is much more elaborate, this Frank Hess-designed 1950s piece is perfect for today, any time of day! I bought this brooch for myself, but I am now reluctantly offering it to a new home.