Miriam Haskell Jewelry

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Miriam Haskell began selling especially beautiful costume jewelry in 1926, and her company continues to the present. Today, the jewelry that bears her name is highly sought after and the prices keep spiraling up. Claims abound that this is a Miriam Haskell, but is it a Miriam Haskell? This important new book gives collectors the key information to make intelligent buying decisions. It provides specific details on the art, design, style, materials, construction, and signatures, all vital to the identification and ...
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Overview

Miriam Haskell began selling especially beautiful costume jewelry in 1926, and her company continues to the present. Today, the jewelry that bears her name is highly sought after and the prices keep spiraling up. Claims abound that this is a Miriam Haskell, but is it a Miriam Haskell? This important new book gives collectors the key information to make intelligent buying decisions. It provides specific details on the art, design, style, materials, construction, and signatures, all vital to the identification and dating of Haskell jewelry. It also dispels many of the myths that allow wanna-bes and fakes to flourish. Over 600 beautiful color photographs display the most extensive collection of Haskell jewelry ever brought together. The jewelry is categorized by designer, specifying notable eras. The text provides notations on innovations, style preferences, and in-depth descriptions pointing to key Haskell identifiers. Readers, from casual admirers to serious collectors and dealers, will find in this comprehensive book the essential information and breathtaking pictures they seek.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780764333316
  • Publisher: Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
  • Publication date: 8/20/2009
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 705,604
  • Product dimensions: 8.80 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 1.10 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 19, 2004

    A MUST BOOK FOR YOUR JEWELRY RESEARCH LIBRARY

    MIRIAM HASKELL JEWERLY by Cathy Gordon and Sheila Pamfiloff-A Schiffer Book for Collectos is dedicated solely to the jewels by Miriam Haskell and designers of this line, namely Frank Hess, Robert Clark,Peter Raines, Larry Vrba and Camille Petronzio who will be carrying the Legacy Forward in to the future. All photographs are by Sheila unless otherwise indicated. Research and text credit notated on the acknowledgement page. Encluded in this sparkling publication is the history of Miriam Haskell - on to Identifying and dating Haskell jewelry - to advertising and the Haskell Watercolors. Miriam Haskell Jewerly captures the essense of jewerly with over 600 color photographs. Each Haskell designer is featured with beautifull photographs by Sheila who uses a keen eye to show close-up detail of the workmanship and design. Miriam Haskell Jewerly is a must for the library of collectors of vintage and costume jewerly.

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