How to Remove Paint From Bakelite?

Answer Bakelite was a common material used for creating sturdy household goods (including telephones) and jewelry in the early 1900s. If you are trying to remove paint and restore a sturdy Bakelite object... Read More »

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What Are Bakelite Beads?

With the advent of beading as a popular hobby, knowledge of different types of beads has become important. Beads of different materials date back centuries, but with the rise of plastics in the las... Read More »

How to Clean Bakelite?

Bakelite is a synthetic resin chemically formulated to replace celluloid, plastic, and rubber in an extraordinary number of everyday applications. Bakelite once had many industrial and electrical a... Read More »

How to Recognize a Bakelite?

Bakelite was a resin plastic invented in 1909; it was the first completely synthetic plastic. Due to it's long lasting nature and the beauty of the colors, Bakelite quickly become a popular choice ... Read More »

How to Clean Bakelite Jewelry?

Bakelite jewelry is made of cast resin and was manufactured from 1929 to 1941. The jewelry is quite valuable, but it can be damaged during cleaning if you are not careful. Damage may include discol... Read More »