Hematite Skull Death's Head Hawkmoth necklace
One copper electroformed Hematite Death's Head Hawkmoth complete on a 20” antique copper rolo chain.
The Death’s-head Hawk-moth is the rebel of the moth world. Strikingly large, with a skull-like marking on its thorax and the ability to squeak when alarmed, the moth was traditionally considered a bad omen. In 1840, entomologist Moses Harris wrote that "It is regarded not as the creation of a benevolent being, but the device of evil spirits—spirits enemies to man—conceived and fabricated in the dark, and the very shining of its eyes is thought to represent the fiery element whence it is supposed to have proceeded. Flying into their apartments in the evening at times it extinguishes the light; foretelling war, pestilence, hunger, death to man and beast."
These antique copper moths are adorned with Hematite Swarovski skulls. Moths measure approximately 1.0” x 2.25”. Size, shape, and color may vary as no two crystals or moths are alike.
Made in United States of America