If you're in love with Bakelite Bangles, you've come to the right place. The obsession is a wondrous one and we're happy to offer a variety of Bakelite bangles for stacking or adding to your collection. Wondering what Bakelite is? It is the very first synthetic plastic developed in 1907. It revolutionized many industries thanks to heat resistant properties and was used as an insulator. Decades after its invention this unique material made its way to the home wares and jewelry industry. Today the unique carved jewelry and bangles like the ones below are adored and collectible.