ABOUT ME: http://etsy.com/shop/popko/about/
Working primarily with real butterfly wings, hand fused glass, silver, leaves and feathers- I create pieces that preserve each elements' natural beauty while showcasing my love of color.
PopkoShop jewelry reuses real butterfly wings that were originally raised for Conservation and public education in live Butterfly Conservatories and natural gardens or farms. Raising butterflies for conservation increases the longevity of each species. Once they naturally expire, they are collected and I make jewelry to preserve them. Some butterflies live for a short 1-2 weeks, some (like monarchs) can live up to 6-9 months if not actively breeding.
It’s important to know that the butterflies I use are from safe sources, as…
- Joined January 14, 2006