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Beaded Parure - Vintage Silver Black & White Plastic Necklace & Earring Set. This dramatic set is crafted from a silver metal, featuring black and white plastic beads, and Vintage styling. The necklace is adjustable, and the earrings are clip ons. There are 4 triple stands of black and white beads that drape beautifully. on the neck. The earrings match the pendant perfectly and are for pierced and non pierced ears. The Vintage set is unique and looks wonderful when worn.
In 1907 Leo Baekeland invented Bakelite, the first fully synthetic plastic, meaning it contained no molecules found in nature. Baekeland had been searching for a synthetic substitute for shellac, a natural electrical insulator, to meet the needs of the rapidly electrifying United States.
Measurements: Necklace 13" - 15 1/2" (adjustable)
Stone Size: Beads 3.00 mm - 8.00 mm
Weight: Necklace 10.20 grams Earrings 11.20 grams
Date: Circa 1980