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Costume Bangles68 of 166Green plastic bracelet from West GermanyBlack bakelite or galalith bangles
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    Posted 5 years ago

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    2 gorgeous finds a few years ago online for under $20 each. I wanted wide red bangles and these were offered as bakelite. I kept asking the seller what they were and finally felt confident that they were new resin or acrylic. The price was right so why not. Yes, I tested them - not bakelite. I've worn the 1-5/8" with concentric carving the most. I have to dress up a little for work at retail accounts and shopping malls so I'm not nervous about banging or chipping these. The other one is 2-1/8" - gaudy - yes, but looks great with my black work uniform. I've never seen these at retail so they are nice limited-production bangles.

    Both these were for sale online as bakelite, so be careful. In the past few years I've challenged sellers but there's still a few out there listed at $250. The other colors were yellow, orange and green. I don't think black was offered online.

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    1. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 5 years ago
      They absolutely are gorgeous. I never find anything nice in plastic around here. Always junk.
    2. valentino97 valentino97, 5 years ago
      Thank you Zilla for first love!

      Thanks Bonnie - I had to go online for these! You found a pretty fabulous red bakelite necklace last year that would work with my uniform :-)
    3. katherinescollections katherinescollections, 5 years ago
      These are very pretty, Val! :)
    4. valentino97 valentino97, 5 years ago
      Thank you Katherine - nice new pseudo-old bangles!
    5. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 5 years ago
      They certainly make a statement!!!
    6. valentino97 valentino97, 5 years ago
      Thanks Judy - I wear a long black skirt with black boots and a long grey or blue or black sweater...and a big bracelet like one of these, with a big necklace - that's my uniform!

      Thanks Fort for your love!
    7. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 5 years ago
      Great information, thanks for sharing.
    8. kyratango kyratango, 5 years ago
      Really fitted to your personality! Love these, really eye catching:-)
    9. valentino97 valentino97, 5 years ago
      Thanks Elisabeth. I don't know everything (lol), but I do a lot of research before I challenge sellers.

      Thanks Kyra, yes they are very me :-)

      Thanks Ken, I dig the old plastic fantastic - as you know LOL. I'm researching another type of plastic that I've collected for the past 15 years....still not too sure of what I have. When I get the newest purchase from ebay, I will post all 17 of them.

      Thanks friends for the loves: Fort, Kevin, Mike, Aura, Phil, Roy, Scott, Jenny, Nicefice and sklo42!
    10. Rick55 Rick55, 5 years ago
      These are both substantial bracelets Valentino... Beautifully carved and fantastic color! I can see how they caught your attention :-)
    11. valentino97 valentino97, 5 years ago
      Thank you Rick - good fakelite right?? I wear them mainly at work.

      Thanks friends for loves: Sean and Jean!
    12. Ms.CrystalShip Ms.CrystalShip, 2 years ago
    13. valentino97 valentino97, 2 years ago
      I know aren't they something my dear friend? Thank you for commenting Eileen.

      Ivonne - thank you for your love!

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