Lucite is a trademarked acrylic resin that was created by Dupont in the 1930's.
This special plastic was extremely popular in the 1950's, when it was used in the manufacture of shoes, rings and handbags.
Fantastic striped confetti clutch.
You can purchase this purse for $595- over at BakeliteBoutique.com
Clear and tortoise shell lucite purse.
This purse's handle is unusual in that it is set on the diagonal.
You can purchase this purse for $345- over at Deja-Voodoo (once at the website scroll about two thirds the way down the page to the purse).
Uniquely shaped grey green marbled purse with clear carved lid.
You can purchase this purse for $825- over at BakeliteBoutique.com
This post was originally published on June 12, 2007.