California Tortoiseshell Butterfly

California Tortoiseshell Butterfly

The California Tortoiseshell Butterfly, (Nymphalis californica) is known for mysterious population explosions where they fill the air. Their range is from British Columbia to Baja California.

As caterpillars, they eat California Lilac (species ceanothus).

Our Butterfly necklace is the perfect homage of the California Tortoiseshell with its scalloped wings and brilliant markings.

Our Butterfly necklace is handmade from an antique button in your choice of sterling silver or bronze - both recycled.

Layer with our other classic Modern Vintage classic necklaces to make your personal story. 

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