"Paisley" is a one of a kind flutter-bye sculpted from a recycled European beverage can.
I treated the aluminum to bring out its stunning iridescence and then hammered and embossed it with this intricate pattern. Then I precision cut out a life-sized Yellow Swallowtail butterfly, in all its imperfect glory. Finally, I placed Swarovski crystals for accent.
She is nestled inside a beautiful vintage book entitled "Pre-Raphaelites in Love", which has a hidden pull-out picture of a lovely maiden inside.