These Elytra Sternocera beetle wings from Thailand are turned into wearable art. The insects are farmed in accordance with the regulations of CITES (Convention of International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) and were not harmed in any way.
This listing is for the large "fan" pair which is about 3.5" long. These earrings feature beetle wings attached to jump rings on a 7 tier fan chandelier jewelry finding which artistically spread the wings. These earrings are made with hypoallergenic french hooks and come with earring backs.
Each wing has it's own unique color tone, but all have a brilliant natural metallic shine which reflects colors ranging from bright green to goldenrod yellow, deep cobalt blue, and purple. When viewed in mass the wings take on a mesmerizing life of their own, while the hues and colors delicately shift depending on the light.