A Vintage Bakelite dress clip that is deeply carved with brass in an Art Deco motif is presented.
Circa 1930’s-40’s, this vintage Bakelite dress clip measures is quite long and measures 2 1/2 inches in length and slightly over 1 1/2 inches in width at the widest portion, which is toward the middle. This vintage Bakelite dress clip is quite deep, having a depth of slightly over 1/4 of an inch. the color of the Bakelite portion is a rich and deep chocolate brown Bakelite. the Bakelite portion measures 1 1/4 inches in length and 1 inch in width. It is 1/4 of an inch in depth. It is permanently affixed to the brass portion via a tiny screw which is visible on the back. There are deep abstract Art Deco inspired carvings. There are two diamond shaped brass "plates" on which the Bakelite sits, one overlapping the other (see photos). The deep chocolate brown colored Bakelite serves as a perfect palate for this exquisite vintage Bakelite dress clip with its brass embellishments. BE SURE TO SEE EACH PHOTO.
Bakelite dress clips are extremely versatile and be worn in a variety of directions. We have also shown how stunning dress clips look clipped over a chain, for the look of a vintage pendant. Vintage Bakelite dress clips look stunning worn on collar, lapel, sweater, even on a hat or be creative and use a vintage dress clip in your hair!
The clip portion of this vintage Bakelite dress clip is white metal and is perfect.
Much vintage Bakelite that was designed and produced in Europe had brass and chrome embellishments. This is a fabulous example of the use of brass with vintage Bakelite. The patina on this Bakelite dress clip is bright and shiny and test positive for Bakelite. The brass embellishments are bright and shiny as well. The clip on the back of this vintage dress clip is prefect as well.
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