The wing scales reflect back the blue wavelengths of light, but do not contain their own pigment. This structural color produces some impressive iridescence.
Two gorgeous real Indonesian Swallowtail butterfly specimens
Pendleton, Oregon handmade poplar wood frame, sanded and stained, with a lifetime hand rubbed polyurethane finish
Double glass shadowbox for viewing the specimen from front and back
Sawtooth hanger on back for wall mounting
Laser engraving on back to show the uniqueness of this handmade item
Frame outside dimensions approximately 7.5 inches x 9.5 inches
Select from a dark or naturally stained wood frame
**Frames are on a special order basis. If not in immediate stock, they may take up to a fortnight to ship based on specimen availability. Specimens are rehydrated, spread, dehydrated, sealed into the frame with love, and shipped.