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Miriam Haskell

  • Birth 1 Jul 1899 Tell City, Perry County, Indiana, USA
  • Death 14 Jul 1981 Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA
  • Burial Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA
  • Memorial ID 51616315

American Jewelry Designer.
Born of Jewish Russian parents, she attended high school in New Albany, Indiana and went on to study at Chicago University for three years. Her parents ran a dry goods store in Tell City. She moved to New York City and founded her own jewelry business. She designed costume jewelry for all women including movie stars, Joan Crawford and Lucille Ball. Her jewelry was also worn by Gloria Vanderbilt and the Duchess of Windsor. Top of the line Haskell jewelry was produced in New York City from the 1920s to the 1960s. Miriam Haskell was known for her Baroque Pearls.

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  • Created by: Mayflower Pilgrim 332
  • Added: 25 Apr 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 51616315
  • Mayflower Pilgrim 332
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Miriam Haskell (1 Jul 1899–14 Jul 1981), Find A Grave Memorial no. 51616315, citing Adath Jeshurun Cemetery, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Mayflower Pilgrim 332 (contributor 47081711) .