Judith Neugebauer

"A 'previous life' in classical ballet and theater instilled within me a deep awareness of and appreciation for movement, line, and balance. These are the classical qualities I have always tried to incorporate into my jewelry designs—and in my life."

Judith Neugebauer has been a studio jeweler since 1974. Prior to this, she was trained in classical ballet, having studied and performed extensively in New York City and New Jersey. The many years she spent as a dancer have given her an awareness of form, line, and movement. These influences have inspired her as an artist and have been transferred into her work as a jeweler. Additionally, her explorations with clay in the early 1980s introduced her to an Asian aesthetic, which may be seen in the calligraphic use of gold leaf in her jewelry designs.

Neugebauer's distinctive use of 23k gold leaf and sterling silver has been her hallmark for 30 years. Her jewelry is made of die-formed, brushed sterling silver with an overlay of 23K gold leaf applied in sweeping, calligraphic strokes. Many pieces are enhanced with freshwater pearls and Australian boulder opals set in 22K gold. She also makes extensive use of oxidized, sandblasted sterling silver to create a rich, charcoal-black patina that contrasts even more dramatically with 23K gold lines.

Judith was educated at Farleigh Dickinson University in Madison, New Jersey, and she studied jewelry at Kean University in Union, New Jersey. She also studied both jewelry and ceramics at Peters Valley School of Craft and the Visual Art Center of New Jersey. She lives and works with her husband, Tom Neugebauer (a nationally known ceramics artist and sculptor), in Milford, Pennsylvania.

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Lotus Gems II Necklace
Gold, Silver & Stone Necklace

by Judith Neugebauer
$ 990
Sapphire Garland Necklace
Gold & Silver Necklace

by Judith Neugebauer
$ 1,600
Golden Flame Earrings
Gold & Silver Earrings

by Judith Neugebauer
$ 190
Evelyn Necklace I
Gold, Silver & Stone Necklace

by Judith Neugebauer
$ 380
Golden Blossom Necklace
Gold, Silver & Stone Necklace

by Judith Neugebauer
$ 1,400
Petite Leaf Cuff Bracelet
Gold, Silver & Stone Bracelet

by Judith Neugebauer
$ 320
Red Berry Earrings
Gold, Silver & Stone Earrings

by Judith Neugebauer
$ 280
Dewdrop Earrings
Gold, Silver & Stone Earrings

by Judith Neugebauer
$ 220
Long Leaf Dangle Earrings
Gold, Silver & Stone Earrings

by Judith Neugebauer
$ 130
Autumn Leaves Necklace
Gold, Silver & Stone Necklace

by Judith Neugebauer
$ 892
In Flight Necklace II
Gold, Silver & Stone Necklace

by Judith Neugebauer
$ 450
Journey Necklace
Silver & Gold Necklace

by Judith Neugebauer
$ 510
Lattice Sapphire Cuff
Gold, Silver & Stone Bracelet

by Judith Neugebauer
$ 800
Flirty Dancing Earrings
Silver & Stone Earrings

by Judith Neugebauer
$ 1,600
Prehnite Leaf Earrings
Gold, Silver & Stone Earrings

by Judith Neugebauer
$ 1,250
Sapphire Swirl Earrings
Gold, Silver & Stone Earrings

by Judith Neugebauer
$ 420
Vera Earrings
Gold, Silver & Pearl Earrings

by Judith Neugebauer
$ 220
Sapphire Leaf Earrings
Gold, Silver & Stone Earrings

by Judith Neugebauer
$ 300
Sapphire Leaf Pendant
Gold, Silver & Stone Necklace

by Judith Neugebauer
$ 232
Vera Necklace
Gold & Silver Necklace

by Judith Neugebauer
$ 300
Sapphire Circle
Gold, Silver, Stone & Pearl Necklace

by Judith Neugebauer
$ 360
Josephine Earrings
Gold, Silver & Pearl Earrings

by Judith Neugebauer
$ 244
Josephine
Gold, Silver & Pearl Necklace

by Judith Neugebauer
$ 280
Leaf Cluster Necklace
Gold & Silver Necklace

by Judith Neugebauer
$ 290
Relic Necklace
Gold, Silver & Stone Necklace

by Judith Neugebauer
$ 1,400
Pearl Bud Earrings
Gold, Silver & Stone Earrings

by Judith Neugebauer
$ 210
Budding Flower Necklace
Gold, Silver & Stone Necklace

by Judith Neugebauer
$ 370
Budding Post Earrings
Gold, Silver & Stone Earrings

by Judith Neugebauer
$ 160
Summer Solstice Necklace
Gold, Silver & Pearl Necklace

by Judith Neugebauer
$ 290
Cosmic Rings Earrings
Gold & Silver Earrings

by Judith Neugebauer
$ 276
Triple Leaf Earring
Gold & Silver Earrings

by Judith Neugebauer
$ 170
Feather Earrings
Gold & Silver Earrings

by Judith Neugebauer
$ 286
Dawning
Gold, Silver & Pearl Necklace

by Judith Neugebauer
$ 450
Feathered Cuff
Gold & Silver Bracelet

by Judith Neugebauer
$ 360
Pirouette Earrings
Gold, Silver & Pearl Earrings

by Judith Neugebauer
$ 186
Feathered Pearl Earrings
Gold, Silver & Pearl Earrings

by Judith Neugebauer
$ 220
Golden Wings Earrings
Gold, Silver & Pearl Earrings

by Judith Neugebauer
$ 384
Jasmine Pearl Earrings
Gold, Silver & Pearl Earrings

by Judith Neugebauer
$ 240
Petite Leaf Cuff
Gold & Silver Bracelet

by Judith Neugebauer
$ 310
Monarch Cuff
Gold, Silver & Pearl Bracelet

by Judith Neugebauer
$ 750
Lotus Necklace
Silver & Gold Necklace

by Judith Neugebauer
$ 850
Lotus Dangle Earrings
Gold & Silver Earrings

by Judith Neugebauer
$ 276
La Petite
Gold, Silver & Pearl Earrings

by Judith Neugebauer
$ 150