The delicate counterparts of a cicada's larger forewing, the hindwing is attached to the organ that cicadas use to make their famous noise. Always collected in nature, after a cicada's natural death. It has been carefully preserved and electroformed in 100% copper and adorned with a bright welo opal.
The name "opal" comes from the Sanskrit word upala , meaning precious stone. It was revered by Romans as the most precious and powerful of gemstones, and is associated with love, hope, freedom, and independence.
This piece comes on a 20-inch antiqued copper chain. If you would prefer a different length of chain or leather cord, please include a note at checkout.
All electroformed jewelry includes a copper care sheet as well as a jewelry polishing cloth to keep your piece looking its finest.