Made in Japan, these are Cherry Brand handmade glass beads on 3", 18 gauge wire. Made for Miriam Haskell these colossal blue handmade glass beads average 16mm in size. Each bead is unique in size and the amount of swirled pattern within. We found these Cherry Brand half-drilled beads while searching through the famous bead hoard. We knew you would love them, so we took the time to add the wires for your designing pleasure. Here at A Grain of Sand we have done a great deal of research on the subject of Miriam Haskell. It is very hard to identify Miriam Haskell jewelry for most because none of her jewelry was signed until after 1950 but the avid collector can spot a Miriam Haskell component through photographs of her pieces.