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    Posted 2 years ago

    Elisabethan
    (284 items)

    Found this bakelite necklace yesterday in a antique shop in a small town close by. It was hanging on a child manikin. Maybe it was made for a child? Or if not it is a choker. It's only 19-20 cm long (double from clasp to clasp). The color is somewhere between honey and butterscotch? The largest bakelite bead is 1,5 cm and the smallest 7 mm. Small pale yellow chrystal beads in between. Hidden screw in bead to close with.

    I would welcome thoughts on if it is a child rens necklace or a choker. How would you describe the color? I get confused with the different yellowish colors of bakelite.

    Thanks for your answers and Mary - queen of vintage plastic-I think you are right. Butterscotch choker necklace.

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    1. Ms.CrystalShip Ms.CrystalShip, 2 years ago
      Beautiful bakelite beads...
      Mary will know, I’m sure she will chime in :)
    2. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 2 years ago
      Thanks six-0-one and Ms.ChrystalShip for nice coments. Thanks for love Valentino, RichmondLori, Plein-Air-Painter, Fortapache, Newfld, Ms.ChrystalShip, Aura, Watchsearcher, six-0-one!
    3. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 2 years ago
      Yes that is true, you are right ofcourse. No seed beads on this so probably from a non highend place. They don't look scratches yet, maybe it has not been worn a lot. It is too short for me since I think choker looks better on young people. It was inexpensive (lack of knowledge here of bakelite) so I might use it to make a longer necklace from it. Good to know about the seed beads. Thanks for your knowledge on this. Butterscoth :) and not so important exactly about the nuance.
    4. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 2 years ago
      Thank you Vetraio for loving my post.
    5. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 2 years ago
      Mrstyndall, Daisy1000 and Betty1978 Thanks for loving my post!
    6. jbingham95 jbingham95, 2 years ago
      Very nice and such a unique color.
    7. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 2 years ago
      Thanks jbingham :) for your kind coment.
      Thanks everyone for loving my post.
    8. Daisy1000 Daisy1000, 2 years ago
      A gorgeous addition to your collection, Elisabethan.
    9. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 2 years ago
      Thank you Daisy!

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