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Bakelite Jewelry and Vintage Plastic

Vintage plastics. Celluloid has a camphor smell with hot water. Bakelite leaves a yellow residue with simichrome, and has a distintive odor with hot water. The bangles have a distinctive clinking sound as they bump together on your wrist. A music of their own.

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1960's orange bangle root beer chunky joan rivers

Marbled Orange Bakelite Bangle

1960's orange bangle. Inside measures 2 and 1/2 inches and 3/4 inch tall.


Tall Lucite Bangle

Root beer swirl plastic bracelet. Inside dimension measures 2 and 3/4 inches across and 1 and 3/4 inch tall.


Joan Rivers Black Bracelet

Signed Joan Rivers. Contemporary jet black expandable bracelet of curved plastic. Just over 1 and 1/2 inches wide.


sliced celluloid dusty rose butterscotch

Deep Yellow Black Ink Sliced Bakelite

Dark yellow marbled with black swirls. Inside measures 2.5 inches across with 3/8 inch tall wall.


Celluloid Leaves Necklace

Celluloid chain with plastic leaves. Warm shade of dusty rose pink. 16 inches in length with original toggle clasp. I believe this is circa 1930's or 1940's.


Butterscotch Bakelite

Marbled butterscotch bakelite. Inside dimension is 2 and 1/2 inches and 3/4 inch tall.


marbled bangle carved cherries basket rhinestone clamper

Marbled Bakelite

Marbled bakelite bangle. 1/2 inch tall wall. 2.5 inches inside dimension.


Carved Cherries Basket Brooch

Circa 1930's-1940's deep licorice black carved basket with cherries. Measures 2 and 1/2 inches across basket.


Thermoset Rhinestone Clamper Bracelet

Creamy off white thermoset plastic hinged cuff with marquise crystal rhinestones. There is a nick on the edge of the center rhinestone. Oval shaped 2 and 1/4 inches across by 2 inches and just over 3/4 inch tall.


carved carved 1930s feather plastic

Carved Translucent Bangle

Deep green translucent bakelite slash carved. Inside dimension is 2 and 1/2 inches and is 3/8 inch tall.


Heavily Carved Bangle

1935 heavily carved orange in leaves and pineapple motif. In wonderful, excellent condition.


Feather Plastic Necklace

Unique soft plastic floral necklace. Flowers are 1 and 1/2 inches across. Necklace is 16 inches.

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