#Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Design

Emeralds in Ten Exquisite Artifacts

Emeralds are arguably the most beautiful of all gemstones and have been revered by many cultures all over the world. Though the largest emeralds...

Maya Tola 5 August 2020

The Art of Botanical Illustration

Although the recent weather patterns here in the US might not suggest it, we are in the midst of Spring. It's that time of year where people are out...

Rachel Witte 8 June 2020