Large Faceted Sputnik Ornament With Black Velvet Bag (4.5”Dia.)

Price: $350.00 Members: $280.00


Item: 10069734


Large Faceted Sputnik Ornament With Black Velvet Bag (4.5”Dia.)

This stunning, large faceted Swarovski crystal ornament is one of a limited number selected from the famous starburst chandeliers, given to the Met upon its opening in 1966 by the Austrian government. 

Measuring 4.5” in diameter, it is tied with our signature Met Opera Shop black ribbon and a gold tag attached, which ensures authenticity. Comes in an elegant black velvet drawstring bag for protection and gift giving.

Own or give a one-of-a-kind piece of history. The imperfections are considered part of the beauty of these crystals which hung in the auditorium for nearly fifty years.

  • A Met Opera Shop Exclusive
  • Swarovski faceted crystal
  • 4.5” diameter, 1 1/4` deep
  • One-of-a-kind
  • Black velvet drawstring bag
  • Met Opera Shop signature black ribbon
  • Met Opera Shop Gold Tag
  • Handcrafted

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The Metropolitan Opera’s starburst chandeliers have been a beloved fixture of the opera house at Lincoln Center since it opened in 1966.  Dubbed “sputniks” after the Russian spacecraft, they reflect light brilliantly through clusters of Swarovski crystals.

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