The actress and humanitarian, Angelina Jolie Pitt, has gifted an extraordinary citrine necklace to the Smithsonian’s National Gem Collection.
Angelina Jolie Pitt has gifted an incredible citrine necklace from Robert Procop’s Style of Jolie jewelry collection to the Smithsonian Museum’s National Gem Collection.
Procop designed and made the 18k gold necklace featuring 64 graduated-in-size and bezel-set cushion-cut citrines and a 177.11 ct. pear-shape citrine drop for the collection made in collaboration with the actress. The Jolie Citrine Necklace went on permanent display in the Janet Annenberg Hall of Geology, Gems and Minerals on Dec. 11, joining approximately 350,000 other mineral specimens and 10,000 gems.
Curator Jeffrey Post expressed delight in the acquisition, stating that it marked “the first piece of citrine jewelry in the collection,” he told the media.
The Style of Jolie collection was developed by Jolie Pitt to in an effort to promote education and establish schools in conflict-affected countries through sales. Proceeds are given to the Education Partnership for Children in Conflict, which builds schools for children around the world, some of which are in Afghanistan.