These stud earrings are made with real wings of the Malachite butterfly Victorina stelenes encased in glass.
This butterfly lives in the rainforests of Central and South America. Is named for the malachite gemstone, similar in color to the bright green windows of its wings.
Surgical steel post. Waterproof.
Diameter: 12mm (1/2 inch) approx.
No butterfly is harmed to make our jewelry; the wings are sent to us after they have expired naturally. Our suppliers are legal breeding farms in South America that care for the tropical forest and native species.
We work extremely hard to make our photos as life-like as possible, but colors can vary due to computer monitors and the natural characteristics of our materials.
Slight variations in the wing pattern are expected.