Rainbow Moth, Madagascan Sunset Moth, Urania Ripheus Moth
This gorgeous double sided pendant is created using a Rainbow Colored Moth called the Madagscan Sunset Moth, of the species Urania Ripheus. It is spectacular in iridesence and flashes the colors depending on howmlight reflects off the scales. One side is very colorful and the other is black with splashes of color nesr the wings fringes. It hangs from an adjustable 18-20" black waxed cotton neclace
I made this with the hindwing of a recycled specimen. Purchased from a licensed supplier and repurposed for jewelry.
Set between thin glass and soldered using soft unleaded jewelry grade solder. Polished to a high shine and hing from an adjustable 18-20" black waxed cotton necklace.
All specimens used are purchased through a licensed dried insect supplier.