Caribbean Blue Gemstone Globe Paperweight
Availability: On Backorder - Available to Ship 08/25/14
The best of all worlds. More than 25 hand-carved, semiprecious gemstones—including lapis, jade, aventurine, picture jasper and mother-of-pearl—map the countries of the world on this glorious depiction of earth. Simply breathtaking to behold, this exquisite Caribbean Blue Gemstone Globe Paperweight is a magnificent appointment for library, office or coffee table. 3"h. x 3"dia.
Dually representative of Smithsonian holdings, the gems inlaying our Caribbean Blue Gemstone Globe Paperweight are richly represented in our National Museum of Natural History’s National Gem Collection, which includes more than 10,000 specimens. Globes are curated by our National Museum of American History’s Division of Science, Medicine and Society.
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.
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