Bakelite Bracelet and Pin
Transparent cast phenolic
United States and Great Britain, 1933-41
Both in transparent apple juice: a bracelet with floral carved and painted interior, old repair, and a circular pin with carved and painted fish, metal chain accent, circumference approx. 7 3/4, pin dia. 2 1/4 in.
Literature: The Bakelite Jewelry Book, Corinne Alster Davidov, Ginnie Redington Dawes (New York: Abbeville Press Inc.), pp. 84-93.
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