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Laminated bakelite ribbon clip circa 1930's

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betweenthelens's loves429 of 1685Trifari leaf braceletSmall vintage/antique Balakrishna bronze, kyratised.
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    Posted 4 years ago

    valentino97
    (735 items)

    Black, translucent blue moon, thin butterscotch and ribbed metal dress clip. Unmarked as nearly all bakelite is. This "laminated ribbon" was a popular 30's design. Mine is featured on page 82 "Bakelite Jewelry, the art of the carver" by Lynn Tortoriello and Deborah Lyons, (an excellent research book btw!!) Often these clips were made as a set with a matching clamper bracelet. There are a few for sale online right now that I would love to own someday. I didn't need this, but it was an amazing price. Now, I have to buy the matching bracelet. Oh boy It Never Ends :-) Thanks friends for any comments.

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    Comments

    1. MALKEY MALKEY, 4 years ago
      the silkily smoothness of bakelite,s fream boat of valentino let me introits bmyselfness
      by the way pleased to meet you xxxx
    2. Tigra, 4 years ago
      Beautiful!
    3. Mrstyndall Mrstyndall, 4 years ago
      Really lovely!! Very sophisticated looking!
    4. Newfld Newfld, 4 years ago
      Such a gorgeous ribbon clip, lovely addition to your super bakelite collection
    5. valentino97 valentino97, 4 years ago
      Malkey - thank you for your comments - bakelite is so silky smooth!! I love how perfect it looks even 80 years later. XOXO

      Tigra - yes thank you it's beautiful!!

      MrsT - thank you, it has a sophisticated, tailored look. I was very happy to get it.

      Ken - thanks for getting me - how do we stop these obsessions? ! :)
    6. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 4 years ago
      HAHAHA It sure doesn't end but I am so glad about that. Can you imagine??? What the heck would we all do??? Oh BTW, I'm sitting here enjoying a glass of your wine. Kinda strong too! ;)
    7. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 4 years ago
      This is really lovely Mary!
      Know the "don't need but want" very well too lol:-) )
    8. racer4four racer4four, 4 years ago
      This, I adore!
    9. kyratango kyratango, 4 years ago
      Me too! Classy and tactile :-)
    10. Ms.CrystalShip Ms.CrystalShip, 4 years ago
      When I look at gorgeous antique pieces such as this...
      Reminds me of Humfrey Bogart movies...the woman in the movie
      would be wearing this clip.
      Superb piece...I understand the "want", it's in all of us
      jewelry lovers :)
    11. betweenthelens betweenthelens, 4 years ago
      Sumptuous.
    12. valentino97 valentino97, 4 years ago
      Thanks everyone for your nice comments:

      Jenni - I love it too and am excited to find the bracelet to match - dang, probably will be a lot of $$$.

      Share - Agree about enjoying the hunt. That's what we all love to do :-) Sorry about the cheap, strong wine.

      Judy, Karen, Kyra, Eileen, Laura - thank you all for your comments - it is a nice old clip, and fun to add to my collection...thinking of the woman who wore it before. XOXO

    13. lentilka11, 4 years ago
      I would buy it, too! You... plastaholic! :D
    14. valentino97 valentino97, 4 years ago
      lentilka - :DDD Yes, I am an addicted plastaholic, dag nam it.
    15. antiquerose antiquerose, 4 years ago
      There should be a WOW button to hit too !!
    16. valentino97 valentino97, 4 years ago
      Rose, what a sweet comment! Keep your eye out for the bracelet please. :-) I see an orange set on ebay for $649. I'm sure I can find a bracelet to match, how much $$$ is the question.

      Thank you friends for loving this ribbon bakelite clip :-)

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