1940s Two Tone Yellow and Brown Bakelite Vintage Hoop Earrings

These versitile earrings date from the 1940s. They are clip on and created from Bakelite. 

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The Details...

These earrings feature two tones of Bakelite - yellow and brown - molded into hoops. They are clip on, with gilt metal clips. These hoops are 3cm in diameter.

All of our clip on earrings are supplied with removable pads for extra comfort.

A Short History...

These earrings are made from the thermoset plastic Bakelite used popularly in jewellery manufacture from the 1910s through to the 1940s. They have been proven to be Bakelite through testing. They are evocative of the post-depression era, when manufacture of luxury items, such as jewellery, could only really be achieved through the use of cheap, man-made materials.

Wear it With...

The yellow hues in these earrings make for an excellent pop of colour - pair with a white broiderie anglaise shirt dress for casual summer chic. 

  • Colour Gold, Brown, Yellow
  • Era 1940s
  • Occasion Work, Smart Casual, Holiday and Globetrotting, Everyday
  • Trend Mid-Century Chic