Vintage 1930's Bakelite Rolled Gold Flower Necklace

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Vintage 1930's Bakelite necklace, featuring amber coloured Bakelite beads strung with rolled gold chain. The necklace has a beautifully carved flower with smooth amber oval beads and tiny black beads used as highlights.

 

Bakelite was developed by Leo Baekeland in 1907 is was an early plastic resin originally used for industrial purposes. The material was used widely in the 1920's and 1930's.

 

Rolled gold necklaces were popular from 1914 until the late 1940s. These necklaces were handmade, providing work for injured soldiers returning from the war. Rolled gold is a thin layer of gold on a base metal and fused together by heating.

 

MEASUREMENTS

The necklace measures 48cm / 19" in length, the full drop is 3.9cm / 1.5" in height and the flower is 2cm / 0.7" in length and 0.8cm / 0.3" in widt.

 

CONDITION

The necklace is in excellent condition.

Vintage 1930's Bakelite necklace, featuring amber coloured Bakelite beads strung with rolled gold chain. The necklace has a beautifully carved flower with smooth amber oval beads and tiny black beads used as highlights.

 

Bakelite was developed by Leo Baekeland in 1907 is was an early plastic resin originally used for industrial purposes. The material was used widely in the 1920's and 1930's.

 

Rolled gold necklaces were popular from 1914 until the late 1940s. These necklaces were handmade, providing work for injured soldiers returning from the war. Rolled gold is a thin layer of gold on a base metal and fused together by heating.

 

MEASUREMENTS

The necklace measures 48cm / 19" in length, the full drop is 3.9cm / 1.5" in height and the flower is 2cm / 0.7" in length and 0.8cm / 0.3" in widt.

 

CONDITION

The necklace is in excellent condition.

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Ring Size Guide
UK US EUROPE Diameter (mm)
Size J 5 49 15.6mm
Size K 5 1/2 50 16.0mm
Size L 6 51 16.4mm
Size M 6 1/2 53 16.8mm
Size N 7 54 17.2mm
Size O 7 1/2 55 17.6mm
Size P 8 56 18.0mm
 
Bracelet Size Guide
WOMEN LENGTH
Petite 7"/ 17.7cm
Medium 7.5" / 19cm
Large 8.5" / 21.5cm
Extra Large 9" / 22.8
 
Necklace Length Guide
14" Necklace - fits just around then like a chocker.
16" Necklace - will fall around the base of the neck similar to a collar. The fall of the necklace will depend on the individual size of the wearers neck.
18" Necklace - will fall below the throat at the collarbone.
20" Necklace - will fall a few inches below the collar bone, this length is perfect for a lower neckline.
22" Necklace - will fall below a standard neckline.
24" Necklace - will fall below a standard neckline..
36" Necklace - will fall bellow the bust.

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