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AWESOME Vintage Bakelite Bracelet! Lovely Semi Translucent Pink & White Colors!

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This beautiful Vintage Bakelite bracelet has a "domed" shape and was made from beautiful bright semi translucent pink bubblegum colored Bakelite.

As the bracelet aged over the years, the original hot pink color had oxidized to a burnt orange color. (See photo #9 for pre-restoration color)The bracelet has now been refurbished to its original hot pink color and looks fantastic!!

The bracelet is 7/16" wide (just a hair shy of 1/2") it weighs 23 grams and has a 2.5" interior diameter. The bracelet is in excellent refurbished condition with no chips or cracks noted.

NOTE: As part of the refurbishment process, surface dirt and the discoloration of the Bakelite that occurs as it oxidizes from exposure to sunlight is removed.

Over the years, sunlight not only causes the color of the Bakelite to change, but sunlight also draws the chemical that reacts to the Simichrome polish in Bakelite to the surface. When testing with Simichrome polish, this chemical (pheno-formaldehyde) is what causes the chemical reaction that changes the pink color of the Simichrome polish to a nicotine yellow which indicates a positive result for Bakelite.

So until the bracelet has been exposed to sunlight for some period of time, the bracelet will not test positive with Simichrome polish. However, this bracelet passes the hot water test for Bakelite with flying colors!! There are no chips or cracks in the bracelet.

Feel free to review our feedback from previous Bakelite buyers, and their thoughts on our customer service and their Bakelite purchases:)

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This beautiful Vintage Bakelite bracelet has a "domed" shape and was made from beautiful bright semi translucent pink bubblegum colored Bakelite.

As the bracelet aged over the years, the original hot pink color had oxidized to a burnt orange color. (See photo #9 for pre-restoration color)The bracelet has now been refurbished to its original hot pink color and looks fantastic!!

The bracelet is 7/16" wide (just a hair shy of 1/2") it weighs 23 grams and has a 2.5" interior diameter. The bracelet is in excellent refurbished condition with no chips or cracks noted.

NOTE: As part of the refurbishment process, surface dirt and the discoloration of the Bakelite that occurs as it oxidizes from exposure to sunlight is removed.

Over the years, sunlight not only causes the color of the Bakelite to change, but sunlight also draws the chemical that reacts to the Simichrome polish in Bakelite to the surface. When testing with Simichrome polish, this chemical (pheno-formaldehyde) is what causes the chemical reaction that changes the pink color of the Simichrome polish to a nicotine yellow which indicates a positive result for Bakelite.

So until the bracelet has been exposed to sunlight for some period of time, the bracelet will not test positive with Simichrome polish. However, this bracelet passes the hot water test for Bakelite with flying colors!! There are no chips or cracks in the bracelet.

Feel free to review our feedback from previous Bakelite buyers, and their thoughts on our customer service and their Bakelite purchases:)

This item is sold with a Full 30 Day Money Back Guarantee!!

Free U.S. Shipping!!

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AWESOME Vintage Bakelite Bracelet! Lovely Semi Translucent Pink & White Colors!

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  • Vintage item from the 1950s
  • Material: Bakelite
  • Feedback: 243 reviews
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