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“Apollo MetalMark”


Description from OK Jacki: Lyropteryx apollonia. Upper wings are black, with streaks of metallic blue-green on outer half. The undersides are black, spotted with purple-pink and the outer half with black and white stripes.
Rare species from tropical S. America. (Source: Wikipedia)


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Measurements: 0.6mm hole/22 gauge

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6" strand $4.50
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  1. OK Jacki
    OK Jacki says:

    Love this one!


  2. Stone Treasures
    Stone Treasures says:

    WOW! How grand would it be to see this one flying around!

  3. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    What a beautiful creature and pick!

  4. Deco Chick Elaine
    Deco Chick Elaine says:

    How cool – its rarity makes us appreciate it more, I think :>) Beautiful pick!!!

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    Luna Chick aka Coral says:

    Okay, now you are just showing off Jacki ;) . That is one gorgeous butterfly and your pick is a perfect tribute to it.

  6. OK Jacki
    OK Jacki says:

    Thanks, Chickies.

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    Mary - Sweet Chick says:

    Thank you for sharing this beautiful creature!

  8. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    That is one COOL looking butterfly!! No camouflage there, just a lot of LOOK AT ME!!! oh, and your pick… not quite as gorgeous. ;) but then nobody trumps Mother Nature. No seriously, Jacki, I love your pick…just gotta give you some crap. :) xoxo!!

  9. OK Jacki
    OK Jacki says:

    This is a butterfly that screams “can’t touch this”…and I knew I wouldn’t be able to come close to its beauty, but had to share. No worries.

  10. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Gorgeous! ;)

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