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Vermeil Jadeite Jewelry
Price: $135.00 - $240.00
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Feel and look beautiful with this updated Smithsonian classic Vermeil Jadeite Jewelry, a stunning suite whose elegant style imparts the rich look of acquired estate pieces. The continuous-strand Necklace with fluted gold-filled accent beads is hand-knotted. The tailored jade gems of the Hinged Bangle are set in an exquisitely etched vermeil frame. The Cabochon Earrings feature distinctive vermeil bamboo settings. This jewelry is fashioned from genuine jadeite. Natural variations will occur.
Vermeil Jadeite Necklace $240.00
Vermeil Jadeite Bracelet $185.00
Vermeil Jadeite Pierced Earrings $135.00
Like several necklaces and bracelets 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 InformationSymbolizing nobility, perfection and immortality in Chinese culture, jade is a general name for two different minerals—jadeite and nephrite. Though nearly identical in appearance, jadeite and nephrite have distinctly different compositions. Rarer jadeite is usually a vivid green, but can also be lavender, red, orange, yellow, brown, white, black or gray. Nephrite ranges from creamy white to green to almost black.
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