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    Posted 7 years ago

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    They really look like delicious candy, don't they?
    So now you have to guess which one is the lucite one!
    No, I posted the two green ones and the yellow one earlier here on CW. I found them together two years ago, again for one euro each. I tested them and they are bakelite (clear bakelite is called prystal I presume). The red one was a recent find. Its just lucite, but it matches the other bracelets beautifully. You cant tell the difference when you see them together, its remarkable. I really enjoy wearing them as a bunch. I only wear them when I m not working though, because typing is hard when you wear bangles!
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    1. AmberRose AmberRose, 7 years ago
      You are right, I want to eat them
    2. Newtimes Newtimes, 7 years ago
      Thanks Agram, bratjdd, AmberRose, Phildavid, vetraio50 and aghcollect for loving my bangles
    3. freiheit freiheit, 7 years ago
      I love them:) No wonder I cannot tell the difference when I see them. They look the same! I wear lots of vintage plastic bangles - but only in the summer. In the winter, they seem to interfere with my sweaters:(
    4. valentino97 valentino97, 7 years ago
      Freiheit I know what you mean - 3/4" sleeves aren't that easy to find.

      Newtimes - what yummy bracelets - they look like gum drops! No you can't tell which are bakelite and which is Lucite - I'm not a snob, I wear them both together if they work that way....
    5. DrFluffy DrFluffy, 7 years ago
      Meow... Kitty kitty...
    6. valentino97 valentino97, 7 years ago
      Nadia - your collection is pretty yummy too! I love both your clear prystal bracelets. I might have ONE humble example to share.
    7. Jono Jono, 7 years ago
      I totally agree, typing is just way too difficult when I'm wearing my Bangals too ;)

    8. Newtimes Newtimes, 7 years ago
      Hey Val was that compliment for me? Thank you very much. I have been very lucky in finding some bakelite lately.
      Thx, Nina
    9. Newtimes Newtimes, 7 years ago
      Jono, DrFluffy, sarahoff and bratjdd, thank you very much for loving my bracelets
    10. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 2 years ago
      Wonderful post that I have missed and now found. Wonderful! Yes wear them together when you can, hope it is often.

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