Cherry Amber Bakelite Bead Vintage Art Deco c1930.



Fantastic cherry amber bakelite bead with fabulous swirls inside dating from the Art Deco period, c1930.
Bakelite beads, necklaces or pendants are a form of early plastic jewelry.  They can be worn anytime, anywhere, with anything, by all ages.  There are colours to match every outfit and mood, they come in all sizes, shapes and lengths.  Bakelite became very popular in the 1930s for beach or town wear as they were such fun and easy to wear. Bakelite comes in many different colours with the cherry amber bakelite being the most desirable.
The bead has a hole to the middle for easy threading onto a necklace or bracelet.
Size 2.1 x 1.5 x 1.5 cm or 0.8 x 0.6 x 0.6 inches.
Weight 3.5 grams or 2.18 penny weight.

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