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Lovely & rare antique Pendant featuring a reverse painted tropical scenes over an iridescent genuine butterfly wings, glistening with the blue hues of a tropical water paradise! An unusual Art Deco piece with a domed lucite top with painting on the reverse side over the gorgeous and in great shape butterfly wing, heavy patina tone metal, brass with silver plate.

Measuring 1 1/8" tall (with bail)
x 3/4" wide

In great condition! with some wear from being worn with love; some scratches on the domed Lucite; perfect paint; The butterfly wing is clear and brilliantly reflective in the center with no dulling around the edges. Patina and wear to the metal. Zoom in and take a closer look!

Considered souvenir jewelry in it's era, usually sold in tropical tourists areas, Butterfly wing jewelry was popular in the 1920s through the 1950s and is attracting a growing number of collectors.
Gorgeously hand painted tropical scenes, reverse painted on a glass or Lucite dome, placed over a Morpho butterfly wing, and set in a silver finish metal. The painted scene features the glow of the setting sun over the water with the black silhouette of palm trees, and flying birds.

Continue the journey of this fantastic nostalgic treasure.
Take a cruise of the mind with this fantastic and rare examples of vintage wearable art. Bon Voyage!
Enjoy.

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FYI
To keep your butterfly wing collection bright and beautiful avoid exposure to harsh light and moisture. Take care to keep your butterfly wing jewelry put away when not being worn.

Butterfly Wing - Art Deco reverse painted tropical scene on butterfly wing Pendant, Magnificent and Rare

Overview

  • Vintage item from the 1930s
  • Materials: butterfly wing, paint, lucite, metal
  • Feedback: 302 reviews
  • Ships from United States to select countries.
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