VINTAGE 1930's Carved BAKELITE Hawaiiana Flower BroochVINTAGE 1930's Carved BAKELITE Hawaiiana Flower BroochVINTAGE 1930's Carved BAKELITE Hawaiiana Flower BroochVINTAGE 1930's Carved BAKELITE Hawaiiana Flower Brooch

Wonderfully carved vintage bakelite brooch, circa 1930's. The color is a marblized green and butterscotch yellow. When held up to the light, the yellow area is transparent! A very rare design of what I believe to Hawaiiana .. some sort of Hawaiian flower like a Hibiscus, as it is quite exotic in its organic nature. It may even be a poinsettia. It is evident that this was hand carved with a great deal of skill from the artist. It is quite interesting to me that in the non-polished areas between the leaves that you can see each little etched mark left by the carver. This brooch is sure to make your heart beat a little faster, as it is really an outstanding piece of vintage bakelite and way above the quality that you normally see out there.. It is magnificent in size at 2 1/2" in diameter and 5/16" of an inch thick. Old safety clasp to reverse. There is also the remnants of a small disk shape where there might have been something else lightly glued to the back ( this is hardly noticeable..see pics). Condition is excellent. GUARANTEED TO BE VINTAGE BAKELITE AND QUITE RARE!

Item ID: RL-583

VINTAGE 1930's Carved BAKELITE Hawaiiana Flower Brooch

$175 USD

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