For sale here is a fine vintage 1930s carved butterscotch Bakelite Leaves with dangling Berries design brooch pin. At top is a deeply carved bar int he design of two leaves from which dangle 5 strings of berries. Measures 3-3/4" by 1-7/8" wide.
Guaranteed genuine vintage 1930s 40s Bakelite not a reproduction or remake from old parts. For more information about vintage Bakelite and plastic jewelry see my article "Art Deco Jewelry with Plastic" from 2011 in the archive section of the Modern Silver website. There is some dark residue at the back of the upper section which I have left to the discretion of the new owner to clean or not. Excellent vintage condition with fine light wear and some tarnish and darkening at back as shown - see my photos for closeups. Please read my terms and'fine print' below.
I've been in the vintage/collectible business for over 35 years. I'm on the list of advisers for both the second and third editions of Warman's Jewelry by the late great Christie Romero. I was a founding member for the online discussion group Silver Forum and the Modern Silver website with Marbeth Schon.
I was a contributing author for the traveling exhibition and accompanying book, "William Spratling, and the Mexican Silver Renaissance" edited by Penny Morrill. I'm a gemologist, and I have jewelry design and jewelry-making experience. If you don't get a response, ask again - sometimes questions get lost in cyberspace. The item "BIG Vintage 1930s Carved LEAVES & BERRIES Butterscotch BAKELITE Brooch PIN" is in sale since Tuesday, December 05, 2017. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Costume\Bakelite, Vintage Plastics\Pins, Brooches".The seller is "cpkapty" and is located in Arizona. This item can be shipped worldwide.