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James Banks

Baby Asterope Butterfly Pendant Necklace

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$396

Baby Asterope Butterfly Pendant Necklace
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  • Baby Asterope Butterfly Pendant Necklace
  • Baby Asterope Butterfly Pendant Necklace
  • Baby Asterope Butterfly Pendant Necklace
  • Baby Asterope Butterfly Pendant Necklace

Celebrating the natural magnificence of the increasingly rare Asterope Butterfly found in South America, James Banks has created a captivating specimen hand-wrought in sterling silver. The tiny articulated wings - with their naturally inspired details - connect to the body and the 18K yellow gold bale. It hangs from a sterling silver chain and can be kept in its special hand-crafted wooden box with a map indicating its broad ranging habitat when it is not being worn.

total length : 16" : sterling silver 
baby asterope pendant : 5/8" x  9/16" : oxidized sterling silver
fastens with signature rose bronze hook and sterling silver eye clasp closure

total length : 16" : sterling silver 
baby asterope pendant : 5/8" x  9/16" : oxidized sterling silver
fastens with signature rose bronze hook and sterling silver eye clasp closure

New York / Los Angeles - The brilliant bicoastal collaboration between Adam Shulman and Heidi Nahser Fink has resulted in the magical collection of James Banks jewelry. Each meticulously hand-crafted piece is inspired by the natural world and its intriguing details as well as the eclectic and talismanic qualities of objects like the light bulb and monocle. The attention to detail is the captivating mainstay of this collection - from butterfly wings that move to a light bulb which opens and can be customized by adding tiny, symbolic objects and jewels. “We want people to get close, to get a conversation from it,” Shulman says. “We want them to come up to it and ask ‘What is that?’