Rare Art Deco Bracelet, retailed in Paris and possibly made by Jakob Bengel
Chrome with Red Galalith
H 1.25″/3cm; W 6.75″/17cm D 1.5″/3.5cm
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.