Art Deco Bracelet, 1940s Green Bakelite & Wood, Hinged Clamper

$495.00

A rare and extraordinary Art Deco bracelet.
Approx. Sizes (cm): 2″ wide (5).
Condition: Very good.
Era:  1940s.
Mark/Label: None.
One of Kind – Get it before it’s gone.

1 in stock

Description

Gorgeous green bakelite is the star of this vintage art deco bracelet.

Art Deco Bracelet Details

  • 1940s clamper bracelet.
  • Wood base with a beautiful grain.
  • Large green art deco design layered on top.
  • Bakelite piece resembles a wing.
  • Additional faux buckle decoration in bakelite and green rhinestones.

What is Bakelite?

Bakelite was the first plastic made from synthetic components. A thermosetting phenol-formaldehyde resin, it is formed from a condensation reaction of phenol with formaldehyde. Originally developed by the Belgian-American chemist Leo Baekeland in Yonkers, New York, in 1907. The range of colors available included black, brown, red, yellow, green, gray, blue, and blends. Used in everything from jewelry to radios to industrial products.  Eventually, Bakelite lost favor to newer plastics available in more and brighter colors.

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We know you may be wary about buying vintage items. If so, we do offer returns.  After receipt of your vintage pieces, if you are unhappy or the item does not fit, please let Madge know of a return request within 10 days of receipt of merchandise and return items within 30 days after notification.  We encourage you to read our complete return policy here.  After that, if you still have questions please call or text (404) 850-1757.

 

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