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Peace Dove pin, designer Cecile et Jeanne, France; photographer John Bigelow Taylor.
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  • Title Jambiya Dagger

    Date circa 1997

    Designer Unknown, Yemen

    Materials Silver

    Size 2" x 1"
    (5.1cm x 2.5cm)

Title: Rocket-Propelled Grenade Launcher (RPG)
Date: 1988
Designer: Unknown, Pakistan
Materials: Silver, Lapis Lazuli
Size: 2.7″ x 0.8″ (7 cm x 2 cm)

Some pins were kept in reserve, just in case diplomacy didn’t work. The jambiya dagger and sheath come from Yemen. The rocket-propelled grenade launcher was made in Pakistan.

Secretary Albright on the cover of TIME Magazine, May 17, 1999. Photo Credit: Dirck Halstead/Courtesy of the Editors of TIME Magazine © 2009 Time Inc.