Pearl Blue Morpho butterfly wing pendant in size XXL. This XXL sized butterfly wing pendant measures 2-9/16 inches long from the top of the bail to the bottom of the setting by 1-1/2 inches wide.
The photos show the actual pendants for sale in the first four pictures. You are seeing side one and the reverse side for the two pendants we have available. These photos were taken on my desk blotter in my office; probably the least flattering photos we could present. They are far more dazzling outside in the daylight.
The butterflies are collected after dying naturally at the end of their full-life cycle in the equatorial rain forest. The delicate butterfly wings are skillfully prepared and set in sterling silver by Peruvian crafts people. The wing fragment is set between two thin sheets of glass-like resin and framed in a silver alloy. Some of the wings have patterns that differ from side-to-side, making them reversible, such as the Blue and Black, Sunset, Owl's Eye and the Blue Morpho butterflies. This environmentally-sensitive program provides income for local families while encouraging conservation and a sustainable lifestyle.
Butterfly wing pendants are made from natural butterfly wings, each piece is unique and some color variations occur. Availability is not always consistent due to the butterfly life cycles. This butterfly wing pendant is durable and the colors will remain vibrant, however it is best to avoid exposure to water.
Peruvian shamans wear and prescribe butterfly and moth wings to easily facilitate transformation and transition. Helps issues around release, loss and grief.
Greek mythology associates the goddess Psyche with the butterfly, the beautiful mortal princess bride of Eros that was granted immortality by Zeus. Butterfly wing jewelry is worn to invite a muse for writers and painters.
Brazilian shamans wear butterfly wings to invite higher beings' assistance, especially the Blue Morpho butterfly wings. It is seen as an important energetic tool for enlightenment.