Blue Cloisonné Orchid Watch
Price (non-member): $48.00
Price (member): $43.20
Time For Spring. Crafted in the ancient tradition of cloisonné, the floral enamelwork of this lovely Blue Cloisonné Orchid Watch recalls two cloisonné bangle bracelets (c. 1893) curated in the Asian ethnological collection of our National Museum of Natural History. Enamel and stainless steel. Hinged opening fits most wrists. Replaceable 377 button cell battery included. 2.35"l.
Did you know there are twice as many species of orchids as birds? Or that the 8,000 specimens in our Smithsonian Orchid Collection include species from Africa, Asia, and Australia as well as from the Americas? Whether or not you can attend our 18th Annual Orchid Exhibition (this year showcasing Orchids of Latin America, through April 21, 2013), the décor, jewelry and gifts offered here let you enjoy these exotic beauties and their fragrance in your home.
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.