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Classic Judith Hendler Lucite Prism Necklace

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Directory: New Century: Jewelry: Necklaces: Pre 1990: item # 1148084

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Classic Judith Hendler Lucite Prism Necklace
The talented artist, Judith Hendler, began her jewelry career in the early 1980ís. Experimenting with lucite scraps from her husbandís furniture design studio, she created one of a kind bold gems. On a fortuitous day, designer Nolan Miller spotted Judith wearing one of her pieces, and selected 2 necklaces for Joan Collins to wear on the hit TV series, Dynasty. Soon after, fashion designer, Alfred Fiandaca, ordered several pieces for one of his runway collections which soon put her at the attention of fashion industry. In a short few months, she was selling at Bonwitt Teller, and Saks Fifth Avenue. Her pieces were used in many television series including Dynasty, Knotís Landing, Hotel, and Days of Our Lives. Her "champagne" twist bracelet was used in a major ad campaign for Elizabeth Arden, and examples of her works were published in many international fashion magazines including Vogue and Harperís Bazaar.

I am very pleased to offer this great necklace from Judith Hendlerís personal collection. Her Acri-Gems jewelry collection is made from Acrivue which is a plastic originally intended for aircraft windows. It has a translucency of Bacarrat crystal, and Judith says jewelry made from it "Öis like wearing an illusion." She views her work as "wearable sculpture", and each piece is hand cut and polished (not molded like most acrylic jewelry).

This classic necklace has an interior 16" measurement and is made from 9mm frosted tubular lucite. It unhinges on the left side and a 2 3/8" long x 2" wide x 3/4" thick polished prism is suspended from the center. It is in excellent condition and has it's original paper label.

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