Route 66 WEST

Palm Springs, CA

About Route 66 WEST

I'm Matt Burkholz and I’m an antiques dealer, and Route 66 West is the culmination of a decades long journey as a historian and purveyor of fine vintage jewelry and decorative accessories. Raised in New York and Miami Beach, I’m an art historian by training and my approach to what I do reflects that academic vision and combines it with 35 years owning and operating galleries in New York City, Miami Beach, the Berkshires region of upstate New York and now, since 2007, in fabulous Palm Springs California. Throughout the 1980’s and 1990’s and the 21st century, I and other d...Read More

Route 66 WEST

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21st Century Clip-on Earrings
Luscious and luxuriant are but two of the adjectives that describe Iradj Moini's 21st century Costume Jewelry. Sometimes utilizing semi-precious stones, these probably include small ...
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1930-1939 Brooches
Another canine creation offered here is this cream Bakelite Scotty Dog Pin Brooch, also classically 1930s and very much representative of the whimsicality of bakelite figural animal ...
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1930-1939 Brooches
Another canine creation offered here is this BLACK Bakelite and Laminated Wood Scotty Dog Pin Brooch, also classically 1930s and very much representative of the whimsicality of bakel...
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1930-1939 Brooches
Another canine creation offered here is this GREEN Bakelite and Laminated Wood Terrier Dog Pin Brooch, also classically 1930s and very much representative of the whimsicality of bake...
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1930-1939 Brooches
A classic of both bakelite and art deco 1930s culture, this red BAKELITE scotty pin is iconic. Lightly carved with detail which is both whimsical and elegant, this adorable pooch wil...
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1950-1959 Brooches
Classic mid century style and sleekness mark this wonderful Rebajes antelope pin, magnificently made in an organic style and way bending the copper from a single piece, creating the ...
Rebajes
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1950-1959 Modernist Brooches
This highly naturalistic coiled stem leaf brooch in sterling silver is by noted Modernist artist Frank Rebajes, The artist worked in both copper and silver and mixed metals too, and ...
Rebajes
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1950-1959 Modernist Pendant Necklaces
A super sophisiticated and biomorphic pendant by Frank Rebajes, this sterling silver modernist creation was also executed in copper, and both items were popular in the 1950s. Picture...
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1970-1979 Modernist Chain Necklaces
The elegantly designed BRUTALIST style sterling silver necklace is 17" long including the functional and original toggle clasp bar and O ring. Brutalist jewelry evokes some dark...
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1960-1969 Clip-on Earrings
Tailored and chic, these round Mexican Sterling Silver and Onyx earrings are staightforward and classic examples of the Mexican silversmith's art. They are 1" in diameter and ha...
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1960-1969 Brooches
This adorably whimsical Mexican Sterling Silver Enamel DOMINGUEZ Turtle Pin Brooch is small in size but BIG in its impact. 2.5" tall by 1" wide. and signed by the artisit ...
Chanel
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1930-1939 Multi-Strand Necklaces
This special RARE and magnificent early statement necklace by Coco Chanel is simply put, among the rarest and most magnificent pieces of jewelry to ever cross this lifelong dealer's ...

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