Plastic Jewelry Of The 1900’s Book Bakelite Celluloid, Hard Cover, 240 Pages

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PLASTIC JEWELRY of the 1900’s Book BAKELITE CELLULOID – PLASTIC JEWELRY of the TWENTIETH CENTURY by LILLIAN BAKER Updated by Karima Parry and Ginger Moro. 2003 VALUES. THIS BOOK, REVISED BY KARIMA PERRY AND GINGER MORO, NOW HAS UPDATED VALUES AND CURRENT INFORMATION ON THIS EVER POPULAR CATEGORY OF JEWELRY. LILLIAN BAKER WAS WELL KNOW FOR HER EXPERTISE IN MANY DIFFERENT TYPES OF JEWELRY, AND THIS BOOK IS ONE OF HER BEST. FIFTY ‘THUMBNAIL SKETCHES’ OF SIGNIFICANT EVENTS IN THE HISTORY OF PLASTICS AND THEIR ROLE IN JEWELRY PRODUCTION BEGIN THE BOOK, FOLLOWED BY HUNDREDS OF DETAILED, BLACK AND WHITE AND FULL COLOR PHOTOGRAPHS WITH DESCRIPTIONS. THERE ARE ALSO PERIOD ADVERTISEMENTS AND ILLUSTRATIONS, EXTENSIVE BIOGRAPHIES ON FAMOUS DESIGNERS SUCH AS KENNETH JAY LANE AND EUGENE JOSEFF, AS WELL AS COMPLETE DEFINITIONS AND DESCRIPTIONS OF THE VARIOUS PLASTICS, INCLUDING BAKELITE, CELLULOID, LUCITE, CATALIN, LUMARITH, AND BEETLE. 8 1/2 X 11, 240 PAGES, HARDCOVER.