DescriptionA Tibetan necklace located in The Costume Institute at the Museum, probably made in the nineteenth century, features irregular turquoise stones and an impressive turquoise and metal pendant. It is the basis for our bold earrings.
18K gold overlay, with reconstituted turquoise. 1 1/2''L. Pierced, with gold-filled wires.
- 18K gold overlay, with reconstituted turquoise
- 1 1/2''L
- Pierced, with gold-filled wires
Art HistoryThe 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 world’s most innovative fashion designers, including Coco Chanel, Cristóbal Balenciaga, Christian Dior, Elsa Schiaparelli, Emanuel Ungaro, and Yves Saint Laurent.