Banded Travertine Goblets
Sale Price (non-members): $34.99
Sale Price (members): $31.49
Original Price: $45.00
Karachi artisans form each gleaming goblet from a single block of banded onyx, or travertine. Carefully turned on a lathe, a simple machine predating the Romans, these luminous chalices are worthy of your finest sips. Hand wash. Gift boxed. Note: Prolonged use of acidic products (such as wine or vinegar) will cause inside surface to dull. 5"h. x 3"dia. Set of 2.
Our Janet Annenberg Hooker Hall of Geology, Gems and Minerals, National Museum of Natural History is the most comprehensive Earth sciences complex of its kind. Its dazzling array minerals includes travertine, also known as banded onyx, and semiprecious agate and chalcedony.
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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