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Mid-century Plastic Jewelry

Mid-century Plastic Jewelry

Susan Maxine Klein

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Bold and flashy, sweet and coquettish, stylish and elegant—plastic jewelry is all of these. In a comprehensive new study with over 400 beautiful color photographs of fabulous and original jewelry designs, explore the interesting and evolving history of plastics used to make jewelry. Meet the manufacturers, designers, and even salesmen who created the industry. See dazzling examples from Coro, Trifari, Lisner, Kramer, Selro, and more. Once considered “junk jewelry,” Susan Maxine Klein shows that plastic jewelry is truly an art form.

Size: 11″ x 8 1/2″ | over 400 color photos | Price Guide/Index | 176 pp
ISBN13: 9780764322341 | Binding: soft cover

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Susan Klein has developed a professional career in antiques, auction, television, and fine arts galleries in Chicago. She collects plastic bracelets as a hobby and is a master researcher in her avocation. This is her first book with Schiffer Publishing.