Sputnik Gold And Crystal Earrings With Onyx

Price: $75.00 Members: $67.50

color: GOLD


Item:10067758

Description

Sputnik Gold And Crystal Earrings With Onyx

These dazzling earrings are inspired by the Met`s starburst chandeliers, one of the best-loved features of the opera house. Dubbed `Sputniks` after the Russian spacecraft, these stunning crystal chandeliers were a gift to the Metropolitan Opera from the Austrian government in 1966.

Made of bronze with a bright gold finish, they are adorned with clear crystal cubic zirconia and a single black onyx stone. The earwires are sterling silver.

  • Bronze
  • Gold finish
  • Clear crystal cubic zirconia
  • Black onyx stone
  • Sterling silver earwires
  • Total length: 1.5`
  • Starburst: 1” diameter

History

Sputniks

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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