Cherry Blossom Bracelet
- National Archives Store Exclusive
- Made in the U.S.A.
- Can be bent to fit most size wrists
- 6 3/4 X 1 1/2 inches wide
This metal cherry blossom cuff bracelet is the perfect gift for the lady who loves pink and flowers.
Spring in Washington celebrates the cherry trees and their beautiful pink and white flowers that bloom in late March. Every year, the Cherry Blossom Festival performers put on a colorful show right in front of the National Archives steps. The majority of the trees are located near the Tidal Basin, where they are most popularly viewed. The Japanese cherry trees were a gift from Mayor Yukio Ozaki of Tokyo City to the city of Washington on March 27, 1912. The National Archives holds in its records many records related to the United States relationship with Japan.
Kiku fused glass is modern and distinctive artwork. Each piece is handmade by Laurie Freivogel. Each is burned onto a screen, printed onto layers of colorful sheet glass using fine enamels, then fused in a kiln to about 1400 degrees, followed by some cold work finishing and potentially another round in the kiln.