Amazonia Palm Ivory Jewelry Set
Sale Price: $59.99
Original Price: $85.00
Hand-carved from “palm ivory,” these striking tagua nut beads—believed by Amazonian Indians to bring prosperity, happiness and love—feature unique designs with the look of sophisticated resist-dye textiles. Sustainably harvested from the Amazonian tagua palm, this one-of-a-kind Amazonia Palm Ivory Jewelry Set includes an adjustable necklace and pierced earrings. Faux leather cord, stainless steel earwires. Necklace 18-24"l.; Pierced Earrings 2.375"l.
Calls to mind tagua nuts in the collections of our Natural History Museum and contemporary perfume bottles with tagua elements in our Smithsonian American Art Museum.
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.
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