Bakelite Bananas Fruit Brooch Bakelite Fruit Pin Simichrome Tested Early Bakelite Dangle Pin Painted Bananas Hanging From Carved Palm Leaves

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Bakelite bananas fruit brooch Bakelite fruit pin

* I just love the whimsical nature of Bakelite fruit, it never fails to make me smile. This chunky bananas brooch is no exception, with its deeply carved palm leaves and 7 dangling bananas painted bright yellow. I believe that the Bakelite underneath the yellow paint is brown because it shows a little bit at the top. Most of the green cord cover is gone but the actual cord is also green, which creates an interesting striped look.

* This fun Bakelite fruit pin measures 3 1/2" long and 2 3/8" wide. The palm leaves are 1/4" thick and the bananas are 1 1/4" long and 3/8" in diameter.

* This Bakelite brooch is in very good condition with it's only flaw being the loss of cord cover. There are no chips, cracks or visible scratches to the Bakelite and the paint on the bananas is thick and bright and intact. The pin back is a simple "C" clasp, original to the brooch and in good working condition.

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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Reviews (1)


I've always wanted one of these bakelite banana brooches and couldn't be more pleased with this one. Would shop here again, for sure. Thank you! :)

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