Painted Desert Jasper Necklace and Earrings
Sale Price (non-members): $49.98 - $59.98
Sale Price (members): $44.98 - $53.98
Original Price: $100.00
Availability: Out of stock. This item is no longer available for purchase.
The earthy sophistication of jasper is framed by artistic, twig-ornamented settings. In this Painted Desert Jasper Necklace and Earrings the pendant is accented with a faceted citrine and a glass pearl; each earring, with a single glass pearl. 3-25mm. Leather necklace with lobster clasp. Silver-plated bronze. Assembled in the USA. Natural variations will occur. Each sold separately.
Painted Desert Jasper Necklace Orig. $100.00 NOW $59.98 (Members $53.98)
Painted Desert Jasper Pierced Earrings Orig. $100.00 NOW $49.98 (Members $44.98)
Jasper is displayed in our Natural History Museum. Turquoise represents happiness, health and luck. Originally used exclusively for Navajo ceremonies and religious rituals, in the late 19th century turquoise began to adorn the jewelry of Navajo silversmiths, the first of whom (Atsidi Sani) learned his craft from a Mexican artisan. Inspired by the exquisite jewelry and textiles in our American Indian Museum’s collections, these beautiful products let you enjoy contemporary southwest fashions.
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.