Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. pear shaped earrings,weigh 14.25 & 20.34 carats,belonged to Marie Antoinette. by Monica Rogers
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Monica Rogers Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. pear shaped earrings,weigh 14.25 & 20.34 carats,belonged to Marie Antoinette.
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two large, pear-shaped diamonds weigh 14.25 and 20.34 carats respectively. They once were supposedly set in earrings that belonged to Marie Antoinette. Mrs. Eleanor Barzin, donated the earrings, along with the original settings to the Smithsonian Institution. by natalie-w
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natalie-w two large, pear-shaped diamonds weigh 14.25 and 20.34 carats respectively. They once were supposedly set in earrings that belonged to Marie Antoinette. Mrs. Eleanor Barzin, donated the earrings, along with the original settings to the Smithsonian Institution.
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These fabulous diamond drop earings (14.25 & 20.34 carats) belonged to Marie~ Antoinette and are said to have been her favorites... by lil gigi
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lil gigi These fabulous diamond drop earings (14.25 & 20.34 carats) belonged to Marie~ Antoinette and are said to have been her favorites...
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The Roebling Opal :: The stunner at 2565 carats rests with the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. by deloolarocks
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deloolarocks The Roebling Opal :: The stunner at 2565 carats rests with the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.
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National Museum of American History Smithsonian by natalie-w
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natalie-w National Museum of American History Smithsonian
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Smithsonian Museum of American History miss piggy | ... to the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History in Washingto by natalie-w
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natalie-w Smithsonian Museum of American History miss piggy | ... to the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History in Washingto
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Wow!  Smithsonian National History Museum Hall of Minerals by natalie-w
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natalie-w Wow! Smithsonian National History Museum Hall of Minerals
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The Star of Asia is a large, 330 carat cabochon-cut star sapphire currently located at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.     The stone originates from the Mogok mines of Burma. The gem is noted for its significant size and is considered to be one of the largest of its type. It is also noted for its rich colour and clear star. It is said to once have belonged to the Maharajah of Jodhpur. by vicky
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vicky The Star of Asia is a large, 330 carat cabochon-cut star sapphire currently located at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. The stone originates from the Mogok mines of Burma. The gem is noted for its significant size and is considered to be one of the largest of its type. It is also noted for its rich colour and clear star. It is said to once have belonged to the Maharajah of Jodhpur.
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Marie Antoinette's Diamond Necklace at the National Museum of Natural History by EmpressM, via Flickr by cristina
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cristina Marie Antoinette's Diamond Necklace at the National Museum of Natural History by EmpressM, via Flickr
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Smithsonian Institution's Museum of Natural History in Washington, DC by wteresa
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wteresa Smithsonian Institution's Museum of Natural History in Washington, DC
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Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture © Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture by natalie-w
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natalie-w Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture © Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
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This gown supposedly belonged to Marie Antoinette and designed by Rose Bertin. it is in the Royal Ontario Museum Collection by Monica Rogers
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Monica Rogers This gown supposedly belonged to Marie Antoinette and designed by Rose Bertin. it is in the Royal Ontario Museum Collection
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Victoria-Transvaal Diamond Necklace: Museum of Natural History, Washington D.C. 67.89 carats Look for flashes of color in the 116 facets of this pear-shaped, champagne-colored diamond. Cut from a 240-carat crystal, it is suspended from a chain of 108 diamonds that total about 45 carats. The necklace was designed by Baumgold Brothers, Inc. by digitaleuphoria
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digitaleuphoria Victoria-Transvaal Diamond Necklace: Museum of Natural History, Washington D.C. 67.89 carats Look for flashes of color in the 116 facets of this pear-shaped, champagne-colored diamond. Cut from a 240-carat crystal, it is suspended from a chain of 108 diamonds that total about 45 carats. The necklace was designed by Baumgold Brothers, Inc.
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Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. by natalie-w
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natalie-w Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.
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Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture by natalie-w
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natalie-w Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
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Emerald - Picture of Smithsonian National Museum of Natural ... by natalie-w
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natalie-w Emerald - Picture of Smithsonian National Museum of Natural ...
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Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture Social Awareness Posters » by natalie-w
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natalie-w Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture Social Awareness Posters »
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18th Century-Robe a L'anglaise  gown from the Smithsonian National Museum of American History by Dittekarina
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Dittekarina 18th Century-Robe a L'anglaise gown from the Smithsonian National Museum of American History
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"Good Humor Vendor with Pushcart," 1961. National Museum of American History, Smithsonian by christina carrera
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christina carrera "Good Humor Vendor with Pushcart," 1961. National Museum of American History, Smithsonian
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Male African Bush Elephant (Loxodonta africana) at Chobe National Park, Botswana - photo by Ben Cranke, via Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History's 2012 Nature's Best Photography Awards; Winner: African Wildlife; African elephants are the heaviest land mammals, with males weighing 10,000 to 13,000 pounds, and bearing tusks that can weigh up to 100 pounds each. by erika
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erika Male African Bush Elephant (Loxodonta africana) at Chobe National Park, Botswana - photo by Ben Cranke, via Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History's 2012 Nature's Best Photography Awards; Winner: African Wildlife; African elephants are the heaviest land mammals, with males weighing 10,000 to 13,000 pounds, and bearing tusks that can weigh up to 100 pounds each.
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Seen at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History.  "you looking at me?" by MyLittleCornerOfTheWorld
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MyLittleCornerOfTheWorld Seen at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History. "you looking at me?"
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Grape Jelly Amethyst / Smithsonian Natural History Museum by xjxycg88
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xjxycg88 Grape Jelly Amethyst / Smithsonian Natural History Museum
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Crocheted coral reef at the Smithsonian Natural History Museum. Now Connie just needs to make a needle felted thing of the same ilk. by wteresa
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wteresa Crocheted coral reef at the Smithsonian Natural History Museum. Now Connie just needs to make a needle felted thing of the same ilk.
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The x-ray of a Japanese seahorse measuring just over 2.5cm long. (© Sandra J. Raredon/National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution) ~~ www.facebook.com/TheIrregularAnatomist ~~ www.twitter.com/Irr_Anatomist by wteresa
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wteresa The x-ray of a Japanese seahorse measuring just over 2.5cm long. (© Sandra J. Raredon/National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution) ~~ www.facebook.com/TheIrregularAnatomist ~~ www.twitter.com/Irr_Anatomist
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President Lincoln’s Inaugural Ball Invitation, 1865 via @National Museum of American History, Smithsonian by natalie-w
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natalie-w President Lincoln’s Inaugural Ball Invitation, 1865 via @National Museum of American History, Smithsonian
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Belonged to Queen Marie-Amelie; set includes earrings & brooches. Part of the French Crown Jewels. by Hey Pearl
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Hey Pearl Belonged to Queen Marie-Amelie; set includes earrings & brooches. Part of the French Crown Jewels.
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Huge Secret Collections of The National Museum of Natural History by photohab
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photohab Huge Secret Collections of The National Museum of Natural History
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American Museum of Natural History by Kay Berry
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Kay Berry American Museum of Natural History
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Another view of the shoes which belonged to French queen Marie Antoinette. Sold on 10/17/12 by Paris Drouot auction house for 50,000 euros (over 65,600 dollars!) by casey
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casey Another view of the shoes which belonged to French queen Marie Antoinette. Sold on 10/17/12 by Paris Drouot auction house for 50,000 euros (over 65,600 dollars!)
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national museum of american history - washington dc by minerva
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minerva national museum of american history - washington dc
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The sapphire once belonged to Joséphine de Beauharnais (b.1763-d.1814), first wife of Napoléon Bonaparte. Burmese origin pear-shaped sapphire weighing 43.27 carats, set within a frame of pinched collet-set cushion-shaped and circular-cut diamonds, suspended from a detachable surmount of bow design, embellished with similarly cut diamonds. by guadalupe
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guadalupe The sapphire once belonged to Joséphine de Beauharnais (b.1763-d.1814), first wife of Napoléon Bonaparte. Burmese origin pear-shaped sapphire weighing 43.27 carats, set within a frame of pinched collet-set cushion-shaped and circular-cut diamonds, suspended from a detachable surmount of bow design, embellished with similarly cut diamonds.
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