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Why Bakelite Jewelry Is Hot, And How To Get The Vintage Stuff

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Bakelite is a trade name for a type of plastic made from phenol and formaldehyde. It was originally created for industrial purposes at the turn of the last century, but when it caught the eyes of such jewelry and fashion greats like Coco Chanel, it quickly became a popular jewelry material. Most baby boomers probably had Bakelite bracelets and love beads in their jewelry boxes as teens. It is now becoming quite popular again.…

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