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Green Beetle Wings earrings

160.00

Green Beetle Wings ( The wing covers, or elytra )

Swarovski Crystals mosaic

14K/20 Gold-Filled U-Top Cable Chain Ear Thread

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Wings from the Asian “green jewel” beetle (Sternocera aequistignata) have been used to embellish textiles in Asia for centuries. In the Victorian era, it became fashionable in the western world to add these glorious little wings to elaborate clothing and accessories. The wings are still used today to embellish textiles and to make jewelry