Peacock Swallowtail Resin Earrings
Peacock Swallowtail Resin Earrings
Peacock Swallowtail Resin Earrings
Peacock Swallowtail Resin Earrings
Peacock Swallowtail Resin Earrings

Peacock Swallowtail Resin Earrings

Regular price $35.00 Sale

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.

Item Details:

  • Two gorgeous real Peacock Swallowtail wings, from one specimen for symmetry.   Choose forewing or hindwing.
  • Wings have a gorgeous epoxy resin finish on each side.
  • Very lightweight.
  • Choice of .925 sterling silver ear wires, or hypoallergenic Niobium ear wires.  (Niobium are less shiny, but contain no nickel.  See picture)