Matt Burkholz has the best vintage bakelite plastics and designer couture costume jewelry anywhere!
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WE SOLD 5 BRACELETS IMMEDIATELY AS THE SALE OPENED.
SO...WE ARE ADDING 4 MORE BRACELETS INTO A CREAM CARVED GROUP AT 45% DISCOUNTED SALE PRICE FOR THE COURSE OF THE SITE-WIDE 50% OFF SALE..SO JUST 5% LESS DISCOUNT FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE SALE!!!
ALL THE 6 CREAM AND BUTTERSCOTCH BRACELETS PICTURED IN THE GRAPHIC SHOP PHOTO ARE IN THURSDAYS SALE!! FOUR SOLD..2 ARE LEFT at 50% off...Im adding 4 more today at approximately 45% off! This so you other bakelite lovers can grab a bargain too as a few loyal sale watchers grabbed stuff fast..so we will offer more! In the picture at above left of cream bakelite bracelets, the 1st and 3rd from the left are in the original sale limited time group--at 50% off marked price. The 2nd, 4th, 5th and 6th were added newly today....and are not in the sale group..but ARE MARKED DOWN ON SALE IN THE REGULAR SECTION OF MY OFFERINGS! LET'S SELL SO MUCH WE HAVE TO KEEP ON ADDING MORE ON SALE!
Ask about carved bracelets!
We have literally hundreds of them ..too many to picture here..so ask about carving styles and colors. We'll design custom slide shows of whats available for you!
In the business more than 30 years, I've had shops and stores in New York City, near Hudson, NY and now in Palm Springs for the past 6 years. An exhibitor as well on the National Show Circuit since 1987, I am a lecturer at symposia focusing on 20th century jewelry History and have written 3 books. New Into the brick and mortar shop: bakelite radios, lucite handbags, jacob bengel ewlery art deco 1930's. COLLECTIONS! Please ask if these subjects are of interest.
Judith Hendler: Artistry in Acrylic(2012)
Available for order now-write with questions and requests to Email Shop
The Bakelite Collection (1997)
Copper Art Jewelry: A Different Lustre (1992),
as well as many articles in Modernism magazine, CJCI International and have also been featured on television shows and educational films about jewelry and popular culture.
What I do.--purvey opulent finessed plastics...bakelite, celluloid, lucite, acrylic, acetate--as well as sell examples of fine metal jewelry and designer couture vintage creations...currently featuring a collection of Christian Lacroix jewelry, Karl Lagerfeld, Jean Paul Gaultier as well as super CHANEL vintage jewelry.
Love lucite handbags-vintage sunglasses-West German and Italian pottery-Italian glass-C. Jere wall sculpture-Chase chrome-Art Deco Noritake and lots more! Visit us here and at our shop or a show, and know that you're seeing the finest selection of its kind anywhere!
WE ALSO DO APPRAISALS.....FROM LARGE COLLECTIONS TO A HANDFUL OF ITEMS. PLEASE WRITE FOR MORE DETAILS.