Alpine Black Swallowtail Whole Butterfly Pendant by Simona Dedek Your unique piece of jewelry is created by hand from real butterflies, raised on farms in Peru dedicated to conservation. They lived their full 20-day life cycle before being sent to collectors like us. Each butterfly's extraordinary beauty is preseved in crystal clear resin, lightweight and durable, so that you can enjoy wearing your piece every day. Earring wire is sterling silver. UV Protected.