Matt Burkholz has the best vintage bakelite plastics and designer couture costume jewelry anywhere!
About Route 66 West
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About UsFALL HOURS 2013:
Thursday through Monday 11-5 Tuesday by chance or appointment. WEDNESDAY CLOSED.
WATCH THIS WEBSITE FOR A MASSIVE COLLECTION OF VERY REASONABLY PRICED BAKELITE BANGLES. A FEW BEING LISTED DAILY. WE WILL OF COURSE CONTINUE TO OFFER TOP RARITY COLLECTIBLE PIECES AS WELL....SO KEEP AN EYE OUT FOR YOUR FAVORITES TOO!
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.
Judith Hendler: Artistry in Acrylic(2012)
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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. I have coined the term -PLASTICA LUXURIA-AND LOVE TO USE IT as a description of 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.