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Butterfly Ornament, Monarch, 24KT Gold on Brass, Hand Made in USA, Inspired by Michelle Obama, Official White House Gift Shop Box, See Matching Glass Egg
Michelle Obama, First Lady Pollinator Garden, Monarch Butterfly Ornament & Commemorative


 
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  • Classical Monarch Butterfly Ornament, from the White House Gift Shop.
  • This beautifully crafted ornament is sure to bring smiles of peace and re-birth
  • Handcrafted in America of 24KT gold plated, a quality piece to enjoy year-round
  • Two-piece gift box with White House Gold Embossed Seal
  • See our Glass 2018 White House Traditional Easter Egg, hand blown in America, in Monarch Orange

Nature Facts: Butterflies range in size from a tiny 1/8 inches to a large 12 inches Butterflies have four wings that are transparent. How can that be? We know butterflies as perhaps the most colorful, vibrant insects around! A butterfly wing is actually formed by layers of chitin, the protein that makes up an insect's exoskeleton. These layers are so thin you can see right through them. Thousands of tiny scales cover the transparent chitin, and these scales reflect light in different colors. As a butterfly ages, scales fall off the wings, leaving spots of transparency where the chitin layer is exposed. Scientists estimate that there are between 15000 and 2000 different species of butterflies. First Lady Michelle Obama inaugurated the first-ever pollinator garden on the White House grounds in early April 2014. Our vibrant butterfly ornament gives tribute to this stunning insect featuring warm oranges, bright violets, sky blues, and gold finishes available from the White House Gift Shop!

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Classical Monarch, indeed. January 19, 2017
Reviewer: Anonymous Person from Cupertino , CA United States  
This Monarch butterfly ornament is beautiful in hand, with exceptional detail. Made in America, it will be the crowning glory of our 2017 tree. Thank you, WHGS!

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