A Vintage Bakelite dress clip carved deeply in an Art Deco style is presented!
Circa 1930's-40's, this Vintage Bakelite dress clip measures just a tad under 2 inches in length and is slightly larger than 3/4 of an inch wide. It is quite deep because of the deeply carved design and high relief, with a depth of about 1/4 of an inch. The color is a deep and rich Butterscotch Bakelite and the beautifully executed and pronounced carvings cover the entire surface of this Vintage Bakelite dress or fur clip. The carvings are abstract in design and begin on the top with very, very deep carvings in an Art Deco stylized diagonal series of carvings. There is a raised area in the center with deep carvings on either side. At the bottom there are horizontal free form carvings, also adding to the Art Deco appearance of this vintage Bakelite dress clip. The bottom portion of this vintage Bakelite dress clip culminates in a diagonal point. The deep and vibrant butterscotch Bakelite provides a perfect palate for the Art Deco deep carvings. BE SURE TO SEE ALL PHOTOS.
The clip portion of this vintage Bakelite Dress Clip is nice and long covering just about the entire length of this Vintage Bakelite clip, and is made of white metal and is perfect and is permanently attached to the Bakelite clip via tiny screws.
The famous designer Coco Chanel brought the wearing of costume jewelry to a new level of popularity and in addition to other fashionable costume jewelry of the time, she made the Dress Clip so very popular. Vintage dress clips are quite versatile and can be worn in a variety of ways, such as on a collar, suit lapel, sweater neck, on a hat or for an even different look, wear it hooked over a chain for the look of a pendant as we have shown. They also make a wonderful and unique hair ornament! Collecting vintage Bakelite dress clips is a great way to start collecting Vintage Bakelite jewelry/
This elegant and chic Vintage Bakelite dress clip tests positive for Bakelite and has a bright and shiny patina. The clip portion on the back is perfect and is free of any rust or corrosion. The entire Vintage Bakelite dress clip is in mint condition and free of any damage whatsoever and is ready to be worn and enjoyed and will look just stunning!
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