Peacock Swallowtail Resin Earrings -- Papilio blumei
Native to Indonesia, it is found only on the island of Sulawesi. This wonderful butterfly uses structural color within its wing scales to create a brilliant blue coloration, with the tails and the main wing reflecting back different wavelengths of blue.
The wing scales reflect back the blue wavelengths of light, but do not contain their own pigment.
- Choose forewing or hindwing.
- Wings have a gorgeous epoxy resin finish on each side.
- Very lightweight.
- For earrings, choose .925 Sterling Silver or hypoallergenic niobium earwires. Niobium is less shiny and contains no nickel. See picture.
- Made for you item. May take a week or so from order to shipping.