Rust red facet carved Bakelite bracelet
The interesting thing about this Bakelite bangle is that it was carved after being polished in the tumbler. This method is what created the glossy diamond facets and the long matte surfaces in-between. The carving does not go all the way to the sides, so that these also remain glossy. This unusual bracelet measures 5/8" wide and is 1/4" thick at the peaks and 3/16" thick at the carved areas and has the standard 2 1/2" wrist opening. It is in excellent vintage condition with no chips, cracks or visible scratches.
HINT: If you're having trouble getting your bangles on, try putting a nylon knee-high over your hand. This removes the friction and allows your hand to slip through freely!
All items are shipped in a gift box unless otherwise noted. Also included is a 10% off discount code for future purchases.
All Bakelite is tested using a variety of methods. These include Simichrome polish, hot water (smell test), tapping bangles together for the appropriate sound, and checking for mold lines and other discrepancies.
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