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Ruby Bead & Rondelle 1940s Clip/Brooch by Miriam Haskell

Ruby Bead & Rondelle 1940s Clip/Brooch by Miriam Haskell

USD$425.00

Additional information

Maker

Miriam Haskell (Unsigned)

Size

2 5/8" x 1 1/4" (at bottom)

Condition

Excellent

Date

1940s

Marks

None

Reference

Gordon, p. 140

This Miriam Haskell brooch, which is also a dress clip, has deep-red glass beads with rhinestone rondelles in silver metal findings. This motif is very Machine Age and one that Frank Hess used in other types of pieces. (Scroll down to see a similar pair of earrings.) I bought this piece from Haskell expert Cathy Gordon, who indicated that the pin stem was added to the dress clip at a later date. In addition to wearing this piece as a clip or brooch, you can wear it as a pendant on a black cord (shown in the last photo) or on a silver or white-gold chain. The 17″ black cord shown is included with this purchase.

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    Milk Glass Bead, Diamanté & Gold Machine Age Earrings by Miriam Haskell

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    Milk Glass Bead, Diamanté & Gold Machine Age Earrings by Miriam Haskell

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    These Miriam Haskell earrings with milk glass beads and disks, rhinestone rondelles, and gold-tone findings have a real Machine Age look and associated movement. However, the French clips date them to the late-1940s. I still consider these earrings to be Art Deco in style, and I’ve seen the same motif used by this designer (Frank Hess) on earlier pieces. Whatever the style, these ear clips are lots of fun! Scroll down to see some coordinating pieces in milk glass as well as a dress clip/brooch designed by Frank Hess in the same motif.

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