Monarch butterfly(Danaus plexippus) encased in a acrylic case, with a sterling silver bezel.
Natural wing shaped sterling silver pendant. The wing is a golden tan at the top with brown strips leading down into a brown background with creamy white spots with an orange bottom. The dimensions are 1-1/3" long X 2/3" wide and 3/16" thick. The sterling bail can accept chains up to 4.5 mm thick
No butterfly are harmed. They come from tropical insect farms within the rain forest and are gathered only after dying naturally. In fact approximately 5% of butterfly's hatched naturally survive to adulthood, whereas this number jumps up to 80% in these preservation farms. Your purchase supports butterfly preservation and actually saves butterflies and their existence in the rain forest.
Caution-Do not wear when swimming or bathing.
Although encased in a very durable sterling bezel and acrylic case, they are NOT water proof.