Cramers 88 butterfly wing pendant in size medium measures 32 by 22mm which is approximately 1-1/4 inches long plus the bail.
The Cramers 88 (Diaethria clymena) is named for the "88" figure on the butterfly wings and the botanist who discovered them. The top of the butterfly wing is black with a blue stripe. This striking red and white with black stripes is the underside. Measures 30mm by 49mm long, which is approximately 2.58 inches long.
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 butterfly wing fragment is set between two thin sheets of glass-like resin and framed in a silver alloy. Some of the butterfly wings have patterns that differ from side-to-side, making them reversible. 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. It is seen as an important energetic tool for enlightenment.
Greek mythology associates the goddess Psyche with the butterfly, the beautiful mortal princess bride of Eros that was granted immortality by Zeus.
Shamans utilize the Cramers 88 to shed negative energy, lift one's vibration and neutralize curses.