A common butterfly across eastern North America, this swallowtail comes in yellow and also a dark female form. These are made out of wings from the yellow form female, with beautiful coloration and a lot more stunning than the comparatively drab (but still pretty) males.
Eastern tigers have several broods during the spring/summer, with the final brood overwintering as pupae. A variety of larvae hostplants are used, including lilac, cherry, and tulip tree.
Two real Eastern Tiger Swallowtail hindwings, from one specimen for symmetry.
Wings have a gorgeous epoxy resin finish on each side.
Choice of .925 sterling silver ear wires, or hypoallergenic Niobium ear wires. (Niobium are less shiny, but contain no nickel. See picture)