Tag Archive: Bakelite

Green Marbled Bakelite Bangle

The first trophy from my thrift safari.

Fall Coloured Bakelite Bangles

I know fall arrived, like, a week ago but here is a picture of a bunch of seasonally-hued bracelets to help kick it off officially.

Tutti Frutti-Inspired Colourful Thrifted Finds

I was recently reading about Cartier’s Art Deco-era Tutti Frutti designs. These incredible pieces were made from carved Mughal rubies, sapphires and emeralds. In India, you see, the stones have more importance than… Continue reading

I Want To Be Plastic

An ode to vintage plastics.

Seeing Red: Bakelite and Celluloid Bangles

Newst addition to my red bangle collection

1930s Ultra Deco Dress Clip

This 1930s dress clip is just, wow!

Deco Day!

Getting caught up on photographing some jewel finds. Here’s a bunch of art deco pieces that I thought I’d share. Nothing too fancy, just fun. Pictured above, a celluloid and rhinestone brooch that… Continue reading

Collections Week: Bakelite Jewellery

I find myself with so much vintage stuff that I have amassed mini collections of stuff without even trying. So I thought I’d talk about some of my sets this week. At one… Continue reading

My Committment to Sparkle Motion

Forgive the craptacular pictures, but I just had to share the fantastic jewels I got at the CAFTCAD Movie Wardrobe Sale. I am particularly enamoured of the look of vintage 9ct chain (it’s… Continue reading

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