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Rare Miriam Haskell Lamp Shade Bracelet Book Piece Bakelite Era Colors

Retro, 1940s


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Rare vintage Bakelite Era Miriam Haskell primary colors beaded flower bracelet from the collection commonly called "Lamp Shade". 

This bracelet is featured on page 146 of Miriam Haskell Jewelry by Cathy Gordon and Sheila Pamfiloff. The colors on the featured bracelet are black and red, the exact color combination for this bracelet can be seen on the opposing page pin and dress clip. 

Bracelet is constructed of 5 rows of black glass beads strung on coil wired. Coiled wires are kept aligned by metal separator bars. 

Each of the two flowers are independently built of early plastic slats in bright primary colors separated at the outer end by a primary color glass roundel. Center is formed by a cluster of primary colors round beads.

Flowers are attached directly to the coiled bracelet.

Width across the flowers is 1 5/8". Coiled bracelet is 1 1/8" wide.

Bracelet wearable length is adjustable as the coil wraps around a variety of wrist sizes.

Colors are black, red, yellow, blue and green, very Bakelite Era.

Condition is excellent, no chipped beads and no metal decay.

Estimated date according to the book is early 1940's.

Although unsigned, provenance is undeniable.

A great chance to own a design by one of the greatest Costume Jewelry designers in American History.

Necklace and book are not included. Used for illustration only. The book is a must for every collector.

Necklace sold separately, from the same estate.

Size Chart

This information is intended to help you understand our sizing methods.

Please note many small measurements are in millimeters. It is a Jewelry Industry standard for accuracy.

You can download and print the Ring Sizing Chart. Make sure to follow the directions closely for best accuracy. Most rings can be sized unless otherwise noted. Cost of sizing is not included, please inquire with ring information and size required for an estimate.

Our model's hand is approximately 5" wide or 12 cm as seen in this image: 

Our Estate Jewelry measuring guide - model's hand.

We measure bracelets based on their wearable length, not the actual length. We do this because chunky bracelets will have a smaller wearable length than the actual length as the thickness of the bracelet reduces the internal measurement. If at any time you would like the actual length and is not in the description, please feel free to contact us.