Vintage Miriam Haskell Roman Coin Brooch Pin Gold Starburst

Vintage Miriam Haskell Roman Coin Brooch Pin Gold Starburst

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Gorgeous Miriam Haskell brooch features an elaborate sunburst design with a Roman coin replica as the centerpiece.

Miriam Haskell’s costume jewelry company boasted a clientele of society women including Gloria Vanderbilt, movie stars such as Joan Crawford and Lucille Ball, and royalty in the form of Wallis Simpson, the Duchess of Windsor. In fact, it is said that Joan Crawford was such an admirer of Miriam Haskell designs that she collected nearly every piece that was produced from the 1940s to the 1950s. Publicity shots of these celebrities and others wearing her jewelry, along with design credits for films and theatre productions, and interviews all confirm her status within these illustrious circles. As a friend of Coco Chanel’s she also created pieces for Chanel’s couture collections. These famous names aside, it was the detail, quality, workmanship and price that ensured the company’s success with the wider public. (this historical info comes from

Brooch measures 2-1/2” in diameter. Brass brooch is plated in “Russian Gold,” a Miriam Haskell secret formula that actually contains genuine 24 karat gold. Marked “Miriam Haskell” in oval lozenge on back. Good vintage condition with some light wear, small areas of discoloration as shown in photos.

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