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Tibetan Amulet Drop Earrings

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Price: $45.00
Member Price: $40.50

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Description

The Costume Institute is home to an impressive collection of ethnographic jewelry that spans the Precolumbian period to the twentieth century. Within it is a Tibetan necklace (probably 18th century) with large, irregular turquoise stones, considered to have amuletic properties. Our bold earrings are based on this striking original.

18K gold overlay, with reconstituted turquoise. 1 3/4''L. Pierced, with gold-filled wires.

  • 18K gold overlay, with reconstituted turquoise
  • 1 3/4''L
  • Pierced, with gold-filled wires

Art History

The Costume Institute at the Museum houses more than 35,000 costumes and accessories spanning five continents and as many centuries. The single largest and most comprehensive costume collection in the world, it offers an unrivaled timeline of fashion history. Among its holdings are superb examples by the worlds most innovative fashion designers, including Coco Chanel, Cristbal Balenciaga, Christian Dior, Elsa Schiaparelli, Emanuel Ungaro, and Yves Saint Laurent.

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Description

The Costume Institute is home to an impressive collection of ethnographic jewelry that spans the Precolumbian period to the twentieth century. Within it is a Tibetan necklace (probably 18th century) with large, irregular turquoise stones, considered to have amuletic properties. Our bold earrings are based on this striking original.

18K gold overlay, with reconstituted turquoise. 1 3/4''L. Pierced, with gold-filled wires.





  • 18K gold overlay, with reconstituted turquoise
  • 1 3/4''L
  • Pierced, with gold-filled wires




Art History

The Costume Institute at the Museum houses more than 35,000 costumes and accessories spanning five continents and as many centuries. The single largest and most comprehensive costume collection in the world, it offers an unrivaled timeline of fashion history. Among its holdings are superb examples by the worlds most innovative fashion designers, including Coco Chanel, Cristbal Balenciaga, Christian Dior, Elsa Schiaparelli, Emanuel Ungaro, and Yves Saint Laurent.


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