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Posted 4 years ago


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This is a lovely dark Brown (Cherry) bakelite necklace with graduating oval beads from the Art Deco era. The beads have tested positive for bakelite using simichrome polish where the colour comes up a yellow Brown. The largest bead is approx 28mm x 22mm and the smallest approx 14mm x 9mm. The length is approx 470 mm in total including the screw catch. The weight is 51g. The condition of the beads is good vintage.
So all is clear about this necklace but please help me to appoint the right color name in English. Is it dark Brown or Cherry or another still better name????

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  1. Agram.m Agram.m, 4 years ago
    mustangtony and valantino97, thanks for your quick response and loving and please help me appoint the rigth English color name.??
  2. valentino97 valentino97, 4 years ago
    I am not sure - maybe amber? I have one but it is definitely cherry. On ebay they usually are labeled amber or cherry.
  3. Agram.m Agram.m, 4 years ago
    valentino97, the color is from a redish brown. Thanks anyway for your comment !
  4. valentino97 valentino97, 4 years ago
    Yes - I agree reddish brown - but I think on ebay they just call it amber - not that ebay sellers are experts!
  5. valentino97 valentino97, 4 years ago
    I mean amber colored bakelite - not the true natural amber material.
  6. Newtimes Newtimes, 4 years ago
    Bakelite is just wonderfull, great find Agram
  7. Agram.m Agram.m, 4 years ago
    valantino97 indeed a lot ebay sellers are no experts but some do and we can learn a lot from eachother as from you, thanks.
  8. Agram.m Agram.m, 4 years ago
    Newtimes thanks for your nice compliment and loving
  9. Agram.m Agram.m, 4 years ago
    vetrai050 and bratjdd thank you both for loving and interest.
  10. Stillwater Stillwater, 4 years ago
    In America, amber that looks like that is referred to as honey amber. Maybe honey Bakelite?
  11. valentino97 valentino97, 4 years ago
    Thanks Stillwater - and bakelite does darken w/age as we all know. Beautiful necklace Agram.
  12. Agram.m Agram.m, 4 years ago
    vetrai050 thanks for loving
  13. Agram.m Agram.m, 4 years ago
    antiquarius123 thanks for your interest and loving
  14. Agram.m Agram.m, 4 years ago
    nldionne thanks for loving and interest
  15. valentino97 valentino97, 4 years ago

    This posting from Orleans, France describes as red tea swirl
  16. Agram.m Agram.m, 4 years ago
    Valentino97 thanks for your help, I'm very grateful this necklace is in equal color.
  17. davyd286, 4 years ago
    Some people call it Root Beer.
  18. Agram.m Agram.m, 4 years ago
    Davyd286 thanks for your help

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