These amazing earrings are made from the wings of the awesome Ancyluris meliboeus (meliboeus swordtail) butterfly. It is found in Suriname, Brazil, Colombia, Bolivia and Peru.
Set in 950 silver (950 silver or Brittania silver is an alloy made of 95 percent silver, which exceeds the requirement for sterling silver. It is most often marked 950. This silver will be slightly softer than sterling pieces marked 925 or simply sterling). Reversible!
Dimensions: (2″ long-with hooks) x (.53″ wide) x ( .14″ thick)
Weight (pair) .16 ounces/4.4 grams
Species: A. meliboeus