Blue Green Swallowtail, Papilio lorquinianus
Inspired by the Blue Green Swallowtail Butterfly, this hanging was cut from a deep teal stained glass, then hand-painted and fired to an enamel finish. Care was taken to replicate the butterfly's wing patterns as faithfully as possible, including the light veining of the wings and the emerald coloring at the edges of the wings.
Two discreet copper loops are attached to the top of the wings and then connected by a thin copper chain for hanging.
Each butterfly, like those in nature, is completely unique.
Measurements (not including chain)
Handmade by ABJ Glassworks in Philadelphia using stained glass, silver-alloy solder and eco-friendly techniques.