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Plastic jewelry of the twentieth century

identification & value guide

by Lillian Baker

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Published by Collector Books in Paducah, Ky .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Plastic jewelry -- Collectors and collecting -- Catalogs.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLillian Baker ;
    GenreCatalogs.
    ContributionsBaker, Lillian.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNK4890.P55 B35 2003
    The Physical Object
    Pagination237 p. :
    Number of Pages237
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3706313M
    ISBN 10157432327X
    LC Control Number2003276395
    OCLC/WorldCa52384730

      Bakelite is opaque, while Catalin is often translucent. If the item is brightly colored jewelry or other items, it is more than probably Catalin. ** Plastics #4: Casein (s to today) Casein plastic was a popular plastic developed at the end of the s and used throughout the s. Casein is . No other jewelry book reflects the antique jewelry market or collectors' enthusiasms in quite the same way. Among the types of jewelry covered are diamond brooches, coral 19th-century gold work, pique, silver jewels, cameos and intaglios, mosaics, Edwardian pendants, and unusual materials.

    Bold and flashy, sweet and coquettish, stylish and elegant--plastic jewelry is all of these. In a comprehensive new study with over beautiful color photographs of fabulous and original jewelry designs, explore the interesting and evolving history of plastics used to make jewelry.4/5(1). Get this from a library! Twentieth-century jewelry. [Barbara Cartlidge] -- " the art and history of jewelry from the turn-of-the-century Art Nouveau to the International Style of the Eighties. Cartlidge has selected premier examples of jewelry created by over

    Women's fashion at the beginning of the twentieth century was largely a matter of status. The stylish silhouette was defined by the narrow sans-ventre corset, which squeezed away the belly and gave the body an S-shaped line; by the long, sweeping skirt lengths; and by high rigid collars. Textile designs took the lead from art nouveau plant ornamentation. Skilled in ­crafting jewelry with platinum—then a new metal in the United States—the Heymans quickly transcended the ranks of skilled laborer to become preeminent fine jewelry fabricators, creating pieces for boldface brands of the day such as Tiffany & Co., Cartier, and Marcus & Co. McTeigue & Co. earlyth-century platinum and diamond ring.


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They later switched to a different kind of plastic but if you look at a photo of a s necklace vs one of their s ones, you couldn’t tell the difference. From the 19th century onward this metal was used ever more frequently in jewelry because of its white brilliance and malleability, as well as its resistance to acids and its high melting point.

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$ +$ shipping. Make Offer - Type Collection of Twentieth Century United States Coins in Book. Bakelite was also very commonly used in making molded grip panels (stocks) on handguns, submachine guns and machineguns, as well as numerous knife handles and "scales" through the first half of the 20th century.

Beginning in the s, it became a popular material for jewelry. Century Photo provides the widest selection of photo albums & display products for organizing and protecting the memories.

From Photo Albums, to Storage and Frames. Costume jewelry has been around for almost years, as jewelers began experimenting with inexpensive types of glass as early as the 19th century.

Through the decades, costume jewelry styles have evolved due to changing social and political trends, typically mirroring the larger trends of the fine jewelry world. The century had the first global-scale total wars between world powers across continents and oceans in World War I and World War II.

Nationalism became a major political issue in the world in the 20th century, acknowledged in international law along with the right of nations to self-determination, official decolonization in the mid-century, and related regional conflicts.

Collector Books is pleased to bring you Plastic Jewelry of the 20th Century, now with updated values and current information on this ever-popular category of jewelry. Lillian Baker is well-known for her expertise in many different types of jewelry, and this book is one of her best.4/5(1).

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20th century plastic jewelry. [Roseann Ettinger] -- Explore designs for jewelry in natural and synthetic plastics throughout the 20th century. This book presents lavish and popular jewelry designs chronologically, covering many types of plastics from.

Léa Stein (born Febru ) is a French artist and accessories maker, known for her compressed plastic buttons, brooches and bracelets. She is often hailed as "the most notable and innovative designer of plastic jewelry of the 20th century". Little is known about her childhood, but some sources suggest that she spent part of it in a WWII concentration camp.

The Black Dahlia (Elizabeth Short) (22), a woman who was found severely mutilated and her body cut in half in Leimert Park, Los Angeles, California on 15 January Her unsolved murder has been the source of several books, films, and widespread speculation.

On 20 Junegangster Bugsy Siegel (41), known for making Las Vegas into a gambling destination, was shot several times with an M Bakelite: The first time I looked at a book on designer western costume jewelry in I found bakelite being used.

I was shocked for as far I knew then bakelite was used to make electrical switches. Bakel i te considered as The first true synthetic plastic was developed by Dr.

Leo H Baekeland in Later in US Catalin corporation came up with transparent versions and coloring. The term “costume jewelry” was coined in the s, but jewelry and ornamentation made out of non-precious materials have been worn since ancient times.

While it is sometimes labeled as “junk,” “fake,” or "fashion" jewelry, antique and vintage costume jewelry often incorporates workmanship and materials on par with, and sometimes. Jewelry - Jewelry - 18th century: AboutBrazilian diamonds in large numbers were imported into Europe, and, during the course of the century, this stone became so popular that imitations were produced.

The jewelry of this period seems to have been created to glorify and exploit the cutting of diamonds and other precious stones. The dense forms of Baroque jewelry were replaced by an.

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This fun and visually exciting book presents lavish and popular jewelry designs chronologically, covering many types of plastics — from Bakelite, celluloid, and Lucite to Plexiglas, natural plastics, and resins.

Vasarely (Plastic arts of the 20th century) Hardcover – January 1, by Victor Vasarely (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ — $ Hardcover $ 3 Used Author: Victor Vasarely.PAK Plastic Aircraft Kits of the Twentieth Century (and Beyond) Spiral-bound – January 1, by John W Burns (Author) out of 5 stars 1 ratingReviews: 1.Catalin is a brand name for a thermosetting polymer developed and trademarked in by the American Catalin Corporation of New York City, when the company acquired [citation needed] the patents for Bakelite.A phenol formaldehyde resin, it can be worked with files, grinders, and cutters, and polished to a fine sheen.

Catalin is produced by a different, two-stage process, than other types of.