These wonderful earrings are made from the wings of the pretty Papilio ulysses, the Ulysses butterfly (also commonly known as the blue emperor or blue mountain swallowtail), a large swallowtail butterfly of Australia, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands. 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 (.58″ wide) x (.14″ thick)
Weight: .15 ounces/4.2 grams
Artwork by the amazing, smart, funny, and talented, Noelle Ruby Schmidt!
Species: P. ulysses