This Fair trade necklace are made out of real butterfly wings, encased in glass and framed with sterling silver.The back sides of the wings are a different color. Please note: As each piece is hand crafted, no two are identically the same. No live butterflies were harmed for this jewelry. Sterling silver teardrop pendant Size:1 inch tall X 0.625 inch wide Made with real butterfly wings Variations are expected; no two are exactly alike 17.75 in. non adjustable chain included Made by fair trade artisans in Lima, Peru Who made this product?This butterfly wing jewelry was crafted by two cooperative in Lima, Peru. One group harvests the butterfly for supplimental income to the cocoa farming business. While the other cuts the wings and encases them in silver and glass to create these beautiful pieces of jewelry. Why is it ethical? Silvertree Designs was created to provide opporunity to two cooperatives whom partner to produces butterfly acessories.The butterflies used are only harvested after their natural cycle of life.Each worker in the cooperatives are paid above minimum wage, paid sick and vacation day, and time and a half for overtime.