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Bakelite Jewelry: The Art of the Carver

Bakelite Jewelry: The Art of the Carver (Hardback)

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Synopsis

Vintage carved Bakelite jewelry, from the great style era of the 1930s and 1940s, remains a highly sought-after category of collectible interest worldwide. From ever-popular bangles and hinged bracelets, to pins, dress clips, buckles, pendants, and earrings, these little works of art are endlessly satisfying. The great carved pieces are hard to find, valuable, and much coveted. An eye-popping array of over 1,000 vintage jewelry items in carved Bakelite is explored. Organized to highlight their many patterns and brilliant colors, these little gems of fashion are displayed in over 300 detailed color photographs. This jewel box of a book honors the art and painstaking craft of carving Bakelite into fun and interesting personal adornments. Admire it, collect it, and enjoy it!

Art, Fashion & PhotographyAntiques & collectablesJewellery incl Buttons & Pins Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Ltd Publication Date: 17/04/2008 ISBN-13: 9780764329142  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
Availability: To Order. Estimated despatch in 1-3 weeks.  

Lyn Tortoriello is a professional designer specializing in home and commercial interiors. Deborah Lyons is a Classics professor who usually writes on ancient Greek literature and culture. They both are passionate collectors of vintage jewelry, and together wrote the beautiful book Plastic Bangles that resulted from their research of plastics.

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