Art Deco original Geometric Fan Necklace by Jakob Bengel in Galalith
Art Deco original Geometric Fan Necklace by Jakob Bengel in Galalith

JAKOB BENGEL (founded c.1873)

Art Deco original Geometric Fan Necklace by Jakob Bengel in Galalith

c. 1935 Germany

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£645 gbp
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A jazzy 1930s Art Deco original geometric fan necklace by Jakob Bengel in red and black Galalith

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. Production of jewellery is said to have ceased in 1938 when all supplies of Galalith were required for use in the cockpits of Luftwaffe planes on account of its fire-retardant quality There are two books published on these Modernist, Bauhaus-inspired, designs.
Dimensions
Height 1.00 cm (0.39 inches)
Width 11.00 cm (4.33 inches)
Depth 28.00 cm (11.02 inches)
Medium
Chrome, Galalith
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