Ornithoptera priamus, Indian butterfly, 1800 illustration
‘Papilio Priamus’, now Ornithoptera priamus. Illustration from ‘An epitome of the natural history of the insects of India: and the islands in the Indian seas: comprising upwards of two hundred and fifty figures and descriptions of the most singular and beautiful species’, by Edward Donovan, published 1800.
These earring pendants are made from plated brass, and the glass cabochon is 10mm across. All earrings have sterling silver hooks and come in a sturdy black card gift box.