Rare Art Deco Necklace by Jakob Bengel
Chrome with Red and Yellow Galalith
Length 9.5″/24cm approx; H 0.75″/2cm
The Jakob Bengel factory in Idar-Oberstein, Germany was abandoned in the Second World War and rediscovered in 2001. It is now a museum. Galalith was a patented alternative to Bakelite. There are two books published on these Modernist, Bauhaus-inspired designs.