Baltic Amber Acorn Necklace and Earrings
Availability: On Backorder - Available to Ship 10/10/17
Admirers will go nuts for this elegant honey-amber acorn jewelry. This Baltic Amber Acorn Necklace and Earrings is handmade by Polish jewelers. Sterling silver "acorn" caps, snake chain, findings. Natural variations will occur.
Baltic Amber Acorn Necklace $75.00
Baltic Amber Acorn Pierced Earrings $75.00
Amber is curated in our National Gem Collection.
Every Smithsonian purchase will arrive with a museum provenance card explaining how it is adapted from or inspired by an object or objects in our collection.
Additional Gemstone InformationPrized since the Stone Age, treasured by ancient civilizations, and coveted by 18th- and 19th-century European monarchs, amber (particularly 40,000-50,000 year-old Baltic amber) is still highly valued for its natural translucence. A glowing organic gemstone (naturally occurring in various shades of brown, yellow, or green), amber is actually the fossilized resin of prehistoric trees. Natural inclusions such as plant life or insects increase its worth.
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