This butterfly features classic butterfly patterns with is mottled upper wings and its dotted lower section. The warm copper tones contrast with the contemporary blues to take this naturally feeling piece in a direction that works in both contemporary and traditional settings. Its neutral in tone while still exuding warmth.
The basic frame of the insect is created using tin, which is powder coated with a black finish. The frame is reinforced using tin wire along the inner edge. Capiz is an oyster shell and the primary purpose of the oyster is as a source of food. However, the by-product, the shell, can be used for decoration. Due to it being a natural material, the natural colors of the capiz come through as tans and browns underneath the paint. The shell is then painted the bold colors you see. The entire front facing piece is carefully hand-painted keeping in mind the reflective qualities in the color of insects.