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Bakelite and other early plastic jewelry

I think vintage and antique plastic is fantastic! I love vintage plastic jewelry and very much so bakelite jewelry. The quality and wonderful feeling about bakelite jewelry makes it irresistible to me. The history about costume jewelry and bakelite jewelry was somewhat democratic. After World war II costume jewelry made it possible for more women to afford jewelry. When we look att bakelite jewelry and other vintage costume jewelry today it´s wonderful to see it was made with such a good quality. Hunting for bakelite jewelry to a resonable price is also like hunting for treasures as this is the antiques of tomorrow. There are also other types of old plastic like casein, celluloid, catalin, lucite. The designs and colors are both bold and elegant in a way new plastic jewelry seldome are. The way I see it this kind of jewelry was ment to be colorful and fun even if it also was used to imitate more valuable materials. So don't be conservative about how to wear them. To match can be beautiful but it can also be beautiful to mix colors and to use a vintage bangle with a modern one of a different kind. Mix match and just enjoy!

Butterscotch bakelite choker necklace  - Costume Jewelryby Elisabe…
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My latest bakelite finds  - Costume Jewelryby Elisabe…
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Bakelite piece made into a ring  - Costume Jewelryby Elisabe…
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Bakelite teardrop necklace in spring green swirl colors   - Costume Jewelryby Elisabe…
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African trade imitation Amber beads from 1920's-1940's  - Costume Jewelryby Elisabe…
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German bakelite panel bracelet  - Costume Jewelryby Elisabe…
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Wonderful plastic necklace  - Costume Jewelryby Elisabe…
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Art deco machine age necklace could be Jakob Bengel 1930's  - Costume Jewelryby Elisabe…
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Art deco machine age necklace, Jakob Bengel?  - Costume Jewelryby Elisabe…
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Vintage screwback celluloid earrings  - Costume Jewelryby Elisabe…
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Victorian early plastic hand holding fan pin  - Victorian Eraby Elisabe…
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A post for melaniej, the yellow vintage necklace on its own - Costume Jewelryby Elisabe…
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West german vintage plastic and rhinestone earclips - Costume Jewelryby Elisabe…
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I want to show why I love vintage plastic jewelry and I want to celebrate with a firework of colors so put your seatbelt on... - Costume Jewelryby Elisabe…
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Celebrating vintage plastic jewelry  - Costume Jewelryby Elisabe…
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Celebrating vintage plastic jewelry  - Costume Jewelryby Elisabe…
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Celebrating vintage plastic jewelry  - Costume Jewelryby Elisabe…
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Celebrating vintage plastic jewelry  - Costume Jewelryby Elisabe…
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Celebrating vintage plastic jewelry  - Costume Jewelryby Elisabe…
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Celebrating vintage plastic jewelry  - Costume Jewelryby Elisabe…
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Celebrating vintage plastic jewelry  - Costume Jewelryby Elisabe…
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Celebrating vintage plastic jewelry  - Costume Jewelryby Elisabe…
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Celebrating vintage plastic jewelry  - Costume Jewelryby Elisabe…
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Celebrating vintage plastic jewelry  - Costume Jewelryby Elisabe…
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Celebrating vintage plastic jewerly  - Costume Jewelryby Elisabe…
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Celebrating vintage plastic jewelry  - Costume Jewelryby Elisabe…
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Celebrating vintage plastic jewelry  - Costume Jewelryby Elisabe…
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A wonderful find amongst less nice things - cherry red facetted graduated beads bakelite necklace   - Costume Jewelryby Elisabe…
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Met my american CW friend Valentino IRL in Sweden on the 3rd of July!! !  - Costume Jewelryby Elisabe…
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Met my CW friend IRL in Sweden!!!  - Costume Jewelryby Elisabe…
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Modernist looking bakelite necklace  - Costume Jewelryby Elisabe…
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Most likely french ivory (Celluloid) bangles - Costume Jewelryby Elisabe…
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Orange swirl bakelite bangle  - Costume Jewelryby Elisabe…
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Great big chunky necklace  - Costume Jewelryby Elisabe…
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Teardrop bakelite necklace  - Costume Jewelryby Elisabe…
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Wonderful swirly bakelite bangles - Costume Jewelryby Elisabe…
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Celebrating vintage plastic jewelry  - Costume Jewelryby Elisabe…
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Celebrating vintage plastic jewelry  - Costume Jewelryby Elisabe…
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Celebrating vintage plastic jewelry  - Costume Jewelryby Elisabe…
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Celebrating vintage plastic jewelry  - Costume Jewelryby Elisabe…
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Celebrating vintage plastic jewelry  - Costume Jewelryby Elisabe…
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Celebrating vintage plastic jewelry  - Costume Jewelryby Elisabe…
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Celebrating vintage plastic jewelry  - Costume Jewelryby Elisabe…
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Celebrating vintage plastic jewelry  - Costume Jewelryby Elisabe…
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Black bakelite or galalith bangles  - Costume Jewelryby Elisabe…
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Dark forestgreen swirl bakelite bead necklace and earclips  - Costume Jewelryby Elisabe…
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Art deco cherry amber bead necklace   - Costume Jewelryby Elisabe…
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Green swirl bakelite bangle  - Costume Jewelryby Elisabe…
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Bakelite chocolate fudge bangle with marbeling   - Costume Jewelryby Elisabe…
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Vintage plastic treats  - Costume Jewelryby Elisabe…
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Prystal bakelite/catalin eggyolk earclips  - Costume Jewelryby Elisabe…
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My two bakelite bangles  - Costume Jewelryby Elisabe…
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Lovely bakelite necklace - Costume Jewelryby Elisabe…
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Another old necklace, probably bakelite  - Costume Jewelryby Elisabe…
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The more the merrier - Costume Jewelryby Elisabe…
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Art deco looking swirl bakelite bead necklace - Costume Jewelryby Elisabe…
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Burgundy barrel bead necklace  - Costume Jewelryby Elisabe…
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Art deco bakelite bead necklace in need of repair - Art Decoby Elisabe…
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The necklace before it broke...... - Art Decoby Elisabe…
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Bananafudge/Missisippimud bakelite bead necklace  - Costume Jewelryby Elisabe…
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Rare bakelite choker panel necklace  - Costume Jewelryby Elisabe…
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