For the finest in opulent vintage plastics and vintage designer couture costume jewelry
About Route 66 West
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Post Labor day Hours are rather flexible. Generally, the shop is open Friday-Saturday and Sunday from 11-5. Other times, by chance or appointment.
NEW BOOK ABOUT TO BE RELEASED: LOOK FOR IT ON FACEBOOK AND HERE ON THE WEBSITE SOON. Judith Hendler:Artistry in Acrylic. Written in collaboration with the recently opened show at The Autry Museum in Los Angeles featuring Judith Hendler as one of California's 50 Most Important Designing Women!
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 4 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 2 books , The Bakelite Collection (1997) and 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...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!