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Bentley Snowflake Pin/Pendant
Item40378
4.55

(based on 29 reviews)

$58.00
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Smithsonian Exclusive Smithsonian Institution Exclusive

Dazzle With Fire and Ice. A glistening homage to one of Wilson Bentley's striking snow crystal micrographs, our Smithsonian-licensed Bentley Snowflake Pin/Pendant is encrusted with Swarovski® crystals. An enchanting adornment—for your holiday wardrobe or for your Christmas tree—it comes with a 28"l. black necklace cord and a red ornament ribbon. Pewter base. Made in the U.S.A.
Wilson A. Bentley (1865-1931), a self-educated Vermont farmer, was so enthralled by snowflakes that he adapted a microscope to a bellows camera to capture images of these tiny beauties. His pioneering work in photomicrography produced thousands of pictures of different snowflakes and proved that each fleeting snowflake was a unique masterpiece. Almost 500 of these photos were donated to the Smithsonian by Mr. Bentley. Now curated by our National Museum of American History, these striking images inspired our selection of glittering gifts, decorative pieces and apparel.

Customer Reviews

Average Rating:
4.55

(based on 29 reviews)

By Ceci
Georgia
December 03, 2015
5.05
"This is perfect for that little black dress, or a solid top. It's so elegant. I'm also thinking of how I can use it for a table centerpiece."
By SK
Stafford Virginia
January 12, 2015
5.05
"Gave this to my mom for Xmas. She loved it, and I wish I could have bought one for all the girls in my family."
By Frogman
North Carolina
December 29, 2015
5.05
"Given as a gift and it was well received. My wife has worn it to both church functions and other meetings she has attended and it has always been complimented."
By kayzee
Lansdale, PA
January 11, 2014
5.05
"Great gift for snowflake lover."
By Mom
Texas
January 02, 2014
5.05
"I gave this as a Christmas gift to my daughter. She loved it!"