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Slide 0: Alchemia Luminite Heart Pendant Necklace
Alchemia Luminite Heart Pendant Necklace
$58.00
The Alchemia luminite pendant is a uniquely lovely piece that is certain to catch many eyes. The glowy, heart-shaped luminite stone is thought to bring focus, and is set in Alchemia, also known as "zero karat gold." It's a special blend of base metals made to look and feel like real gold. The sweetly stunning necklace is created by jewelry designer Charles Albert and handmade by metalsmiths in Taxco, Mexico.
 
Slide 1: Baltic Amber Cat Pendant Necklace
Baltic Amber Cat Pendant Necklace
$68.00
Don this Baltic Amber Cat Pendant Necklace for the purr-fect compliment to any look. The funky feline pendant is made in Poland with sterling silver and lemon amber, a fossilized resin, and hangs from a sterling silver chain for a subtle dose of shine.
 
Slide 2: Human Nature
Human Nature
$45.00
In Human Nature: Planet Earth in Our Time, twelve influential photographers offer striking images and expert commentary to bring awareness to the environmental crisis. With extinction looming over millions of species of plants and animals, and continuing environmental degradation, these photographs and stories are a powerful call to action.
 
Slide 3: 200 Bird Songs from Around the World
200 Bird Songs from Around the World
$50.00
With 200 Bird Songs from Around the World, readers explore the sights and sounds of 200 of the world's most interesting bird species through beautiful full-color illustrations, succinct descriptions, and vivid audio recordings. A beautiful painting illustrates each bird along with concise details about its behavior, environment, and vocalizations. Through the built-in digital audio player, hear each bird as it sings or calls in nature with audio of the birds provided by the Macaulay Library at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.
 
Slide 4: Countries of the World
Countries of the World
$24.99
In Countries of the World: Our World in Pictures, kids discover the countries of the world and learn about the many unique things that make one country different from another. Surprising similarities are revealed, too. Did you know that Cuba's national sport is baseball, one of the most popular sports in America? And that kids in both Japan and Chile have earthquake drills on their school schedules? Find out about anything from the spookily vibrant Day of the Dead parade in Mexico and the beautiful springtime cherry blossom displays of Japan to blueberry picking in Sweden and India's space program.
 
Slide 5: Guatemalan Masks - Set of 3
Guatemalan Masks - Set of 3
$40.00
* THIS ITEM IS NOT RETURNABLE. ALL SALES ARE FINAL. *

In response to the CDC recommendation that people wear a cloth face covering when out in the community, non-medical, reusable masks have become an essential accessory today. A trio of handmade masks from Guatemala is a unique and colorful way to add a layer of protection. Each mask is crafted with layers of cotton and soft, comfortable droplet-resistant material and has a filter pocket, too. The hand-beaded chain keeps a mask (or eyeglasses) handy when not worn.
 
Slide 6: Deep Time Adult Mask
Deep Time Adult Mask
$15.00
* THIS ITEM IS NOT RETURNABLE. ALL SALES ARE FINAL. *

In response to the CDC recommendation that people wear a cloth face covering when out in the community, non-medical, reusable masks have become an essential accessory today. Go way, way back in time with a fossil face mask that features dinosaur bones and the National Museum of Natural History's logo. This Deep Time Adult Mask is hand sewn in the USA with stretchy ear loops that make it feel comfortable while it adds a layer of prehistoric protection.
 
Slide 7: Henry Adult Mask
Henry Adult Mask
$15.00
* THIS ITEM IS NOT RETURNABLE. ALL SALES ARE FINAL. *

In response to the CDC recommendation that people wear a cloth face covering when out in the community, non-medical, reusable masks have become an essential accessory today. Mask up with an iconic animal. This elephant face mask stars Henry, the 11-ton African elephant who has been on display in the National Museum of Natural History's rotunda since 1959. This Henry Adult Mask is hand sewn in the USA with stretchy ear loops that make it feel comfortable while it adds a layer of pachyderm-approved protection.
 
Slide 8: Triceratops Ornament
Triceratops Ornament
$28.00
SPECIAL OFFER: PURCHASE TWO OR MORE FOR $24 EACH

A glass triceratops ornament adds a prehistoric touch to the Christmas tree. To create each multicolored ornament, Dynasty Gallery lampwork artists use an open flame torch to melt down glass rods and then delicately shape the molten glass. This three-horned dino comes in a gift box and can hang or stand, too.
 
Slide 9: Blue Butterfly Ornament
Blue Butterfly Ornament
$28.00
SPECIAL OFFER: PURCHASE TWO OR MORE FOR $24 EACH

With a beautiful glass butterfly ornament hanging from your tree, you can enjoy a striking Blue Morpho butterfly regardless of the season. Dynasty Gallery lampwork artists carefully melt down glass rods and add silver foil to create this stunning glass piece that hangs from a sheer gold ribbon.
 
Slide 10: Two-in-One Dinosaur Dig Puzzle
Two-in-One Dinosaur Dig Puzzle
$22.00
Dig deeper into a dinosaur scene with a double sided puzzle. Colorful carnivores and herbivores play on one side. Flip it over to reveal their bones buried in the earth. This Two-in-One Dinosaur Dig Puzzle is an interesting and engaging way for little ones and their grown-ups to piece together some prehistoric fun.
 
Slide 11: Regal Freshwater Pearl Necklace
Regal Freshwater Pearl Necklace
$148.00
This museum-inspired Regal Freshwater Pearl Necklace is a colorful take on the classic accessory. Round and coin-shaped pearls in distinctive shades like chocolate, champagne, and peacock are offset with vintage brass rondells and gold plate findings round out the antique-feeling necklace that will add charm to everyday looks.

This jewelry item comes packaged in a white box (pictured).
 
Slide 12: Regal Freshwater Pearl Earrings
Regal Freshwater Pearl Earrings
$58.00
Sparkle and shine with museum-inspired Regal Freshwater Pearl Earrings. This pair's antique vibe comes courtesy of chocolate and golden champagne pearls offset by vintage brass rondells and 24 karat gold vermeil wire. It all adds up to a distinctive accessory that will stand out, no matter what you wear.

This jewelry item comes packaged in a white box (pictured).
 
Slide 13: Rainforest Fuzzy Puzzle
Rainforest Fuzzy Puzzle
$22.00
Little hands will love the feel of this Rainforest Fuzzy Puzzle. The chunky pieces are kid-friendly and there are fuzzy embellishments throughout the colorful jungle scene of sweet animals, curious insects, and lush foliage.
 
Slide 14: Smithsonian Rock and Gem Dig Kit
Smithsonian Rock and Gem Dig Kit
$20.00
Give kids hands-on learning with a rock and gemstone kit. Little geologists can excavate and identify gemstones and minerals while learning how these natural wonders are formed. Kids can then scientifically test the stones for hardness and streak. This Smithsonian Rock and Gem Dig Kit comes packed with tools and gems and minerals (and safety goggles!) so kids can start exploring the wonderful world of rocks.
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Slide 15: Smithsonian Glow in the Dark Giant Volcano Kit
Smithsonian Glow in the Dark Giant Volcano Kit
$20.00
Go big—like, explosively big—with this Smithsonian Glow in the Dark Giant Volcano Kit. Kids can build their own volcanic formation with papier mâché and the included structure. When it's eruption time, they can then trigger a flow of glow in the dark lava. The kit has everything needed to build and erupt and recreate the same experience studied at the National Museum of Natural History.
 
Slide 16: Smithsonian Mega Science Lab Kit
Smithsonian Mega Science Lab Kit
$45.00
The ultimate science kit for kids lets them explore various worlds of scientific discovery. This Smithsonian Mega Science Lab Kit contains six sets in one all-in way to get hands-on scientific experience. From digging for dinosaurs to trying their hand at growing crystals, everything needed is included to engage and educate little learners.
 
Slide 17: Smithsonian Microscope Kit
Smithsonian Microscope Kit
$35.00
Focus in on a kids microscope kit that lets little explorers see objects at 150-, 450-, and 900 times magnification. From leaves to hair to whatever else they want to learn more about, kids can view things in extremely close detail. This Smithsonian Microscope Kit is a fun way to get children interested in science and discover more about the world around them. This kids' microscope kit includes various tools for collecting specimens like a scalpel, tweezers, and a spatula. It also comes with a petri dish, blank slides, and labels for viewing and organizing subjects.
 
Slide 18: Smithsonian Magic Rocks Kit
Smithsonian Magic Rocks Kit
$20.00
Calling all mini geologists. This crystal growing kit lets kids create their own brilliant crystal garden. All the scientific ingredients, like metallic salts, are included so kids can dig in and start growing spiky and colorful magic rocks that can reach up to four inches tall.
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Slide 19: The Original Rock Tumbler
The Original Rock Tumbler
$75.00
This heavy duty rock tumbler smooths rough stones into beautiful, high luster gemstones. Along with The Original Rock Tumbler comes everything you need—like grit, polish, stones, and jewelry settings—to rock, roll, buff and shine your own beautiful gems.
 
Slide 20: A World of Butterflies
A World of Butterflies
$27.00
Discover a world of fleeting beauty and pattern, captured in 245 breathtaking, full color close-ups by retired National Museum of Natural History naturalist/researcher, Kjell Sandved. Gorgeous on the coffee table, small enough for a field trip. Includes habitat, range and habits of each butterfly.
 
Slide 21: Butterfly Migration Puzzle
Butterfly Migration Puzzle
$16.99
Map meets art in this Butterfly Migration Puzzle. Artist Wendy Gold's stunning collage work makes for a challenging task with a gorgeous scene as the reward. Vintage images of butterflies flutter across this 1,000-piece puzzle that includes information about the artist.

* This product is not eligible for promotional discounts. *
 
Slide 22: Blue and White Freshwater Pearl Necklace
Blue and White Freshwater Pearl Necklace
$168.00
The best type of the blues. This Blue and White Freshwater Pearl Necklace takes a playful approach to the classic accessory with blue and white freshwater pearls and silver plate nuggets that create a wavy effect around your neck. A vintage cloisonné closure amps up the elegance in an accessory that is equal parts traditional, unexpected, and beautiful.

This jewelry item comes packaged in a white box (pictured).
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Slide 23: Blue and White Freshwater Pearl Bracelet
Blue and White Freshwater Pearl Bracelet
$98.00
A classic gets a case of the blues in the best way. This Blue and White Freshwater Pearl Bracelet takes a playful approach to the traditional accessory with blue and white freshwater pearls that dance around your wrist alongside silver plate nuggets. It's equal parts traditional, unexpected, and beautiful.

This jewelry item comes packaged in a white box (pictured).
 
Slide 24: Blue and White Freshwater Pearl Earrings
Blue and White Freshwater Pearl Earrings
$58.00
These Blue and White Freshwater Pearl Earrings deliver the best type of the blues. They take a playful approach to the classic accessory with blue and white freshwater pearls and silver plate nuggets that create a wavy, dangly effect from sterling silver ear wires. The result is a pair that is equal parts traditional, unexpected, and beautiful.

This jewelry item comes packaged in a white box (pictured).
 
Slide 25: Jewels That Made History
Jewels That Made History
$45.00
From ancient treasures to royal weddings and the red carpet, Jewels That Made History: 101 Stones, Myths, and Legends by Stellene Volandes is a stunning, surprising, and glittering tour of historic turning points and gem-driven drama, delving into the passions and predilections of some of the world's most interesting and extraordinary people.
 
Slide 26: America the Beautiful
America the Beautiful
$40.00
America the Beautiful: A Story in Photographs showcases the stunning spaces closest to our nation's heart, from the woods in the Great Appalachian Valley to the breathtaking sweep of California's Big Sur coast to the wilds of Alaska. It also celebrates the people who made this country what it is, with a wide range of images that includes the Arikara Nation in the early 1900s and scientists preparing for travel to Mars on a Hawaiian island. Culled from National Geographic's photo archives and spanning a period of more than 130 years, this collection depicts the splendor of this great nation with a dramatic combination of modern and historical imagery.
 
Slide 27: Visual Encyclopedia
Visual Encyclopedia
$50.00
The Visual Encyclopedia offers a reliable and visually stunning source of information for the whole family. Packed with carefully curated content, the pages of this illustrated encyclopedia are designed to be accessible and illuminating to a wide range of readers. Its text is integrated with artwork and informative, illuminating photography to bring general knowledge to life. Whether you want to find the answer to a question, read about a particular area of interest, or simply browse a range of subjects, this encyclopedia offers a trustworthy source of knowledge and enjoyment.
 
Slide 28: Blue and White Freshwater Pearl Jewelry Set
Blue and White Freshwater Pearl Jewelry Set
$259.00
This Blue and White Freshwater Pearl Jewelry Set gets a case of the blues in the best way. The necklace features blue and white freshwater pearls and silver plate nuggets that create a wavy effect around your neck. A vintage cloisonné closure amps up the elegance. The bracelet features blue and white freshwater pearls that dance around your wrist alongside silver plate nuggets. The pierced earrings feature blue and white freshwater pearls and silver plate nuggets that create a wavy, dangly effect from sterling silver ear wires. The result is an ensemble that is equal parts traditional, unexpected, and beautiful.

* This product is not eligible for promotional discounts. *

This jewelry item comes packaged in a white box (pictured).
 
Slide 29: Paisley Butterfly Print Scarf
Paisley Butterfly Print Scarf
$80.00
Wrap up in a butterfly scarf that keeps the summery spirit of these beautiful insects with you year round. A bright paisley-inspired print pops against a black background and this Paisley Butterfly Print Scarf recalls the colorful, fluttering butterflies found at the Buttery Pavilion at the National Museum of Natural History.
 
Slide 30: The Original Rock Tumbler Refill
The Original Rock Tumbler Refill
$18.00
With rock tumbler refills handy, you're always prepared to smooth rough stones into beautiful, high luster gemstones. Replacement grit, polish, and even more gemstones are in included to roll, buff, and shine your own beautiful gems.
 
Slide 31: Crazy Bug Bouquet Puzzle
Crazy Bug Bouquet Puzzle
$32.00
Get buzzing with this Crazy Bug Bouquet Puzzle that will have you piecing things together in a circle. Illustrated by Norwegian artist Bjorn Rune Lie, a beautiful bouquet of blooms is surrounded by a fanciful assortment of crawling and flying insects. From butterflies with chevron wings to centipedes wearing hats, this whimsical puzzle paints a charming, buggy scene.
 
Slide 32: I Am Triceratops Puzzle
I Am Triceratops Puzzle
$32.00
A mighty triceratops takes shape in this dinosaur puzzle for kids. Large, kid-friendly pieces fit together to create a dino-shaped finished product that's the size of a poster. An included insert features an image of the puzzle and amazing facts about this prehistoric favorite.
 
Slide 33: Plant Life Panoramic Puzzle
Plant Life Panoramic Puzzle
$19.99
Does your garden grow in a rainbow? This Plant Life Panoramic Puzzle takes a colorful view on plant life. The lush landscape of leafy plants is arranged to create a bright and bold rainbow that big kids and grown-ups will want to dig in to piece together.

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Slide 34: Garnet Pendant Necklace
Garnet Pendant Necklace
$110.00
Garner the best kind of attention with a striking garnet stone necklace. A deep red faceted garnet stone from India hangs from a sterling silver snake chain from Italy for major impact. The handmade Garnet Pendant Necklace creates a pop of color that's hard to ignore.

This jewelry item comes packaged in a white box (pictured).
 
Slide 35: Garnet Dangle Pierced Earrings
Garnet Dangle Pierced Earrings
$75.00
Complete your look with garnet earrings made to be noticed. Stunning deep red faceted garnet stones from India dangle and sparkle in sterling silver wire clip prong settings. This handmade pair of Garnet Dangle Pierced Earrings add a pop of color and a dose of drama to any look.

This jewelry item comes packaged in a white box (pictured).