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    Posted 1 year ago

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    Butterfly diorama from Brazil or it may have been Peru as I think about it . This large shadow box was bought in Brazil as a gift to me 20 years ago . I do love butterflies and I call them flutterbys . It is quite large on wall so excuse any glare it was hard to capture the beauty of the metallic Blue Morpos samples that are resting on a cork log . For Fortapache :-) Not sure what the brown and white ones are called . They are all large with average wingspan of 4 to 5 inches on each one in case .


    1. fortapache fortapache, 1 year ago
      Excellent collection. Do not often see more than one morpho in a collection.
      It is hard to photograph due to the glare from the glass I have that problem often.
    2. Manikin Manikin, 1 year ago
      Thank you fortapache and yes taking a photo of picture on wall is hard I tried several times and this was best I could do . Thank you for stopping to check them out :-)

      Thomas many thanks for stopping and yes I do post once in awhile . I used to have many posts but was finding my posts on sites that used my photo's and I deleted them all :-(

      Ohmydearroy many many thanks for stopping and yep GI need his towel on on <smile>
    3. jscott0363 jscott0363, 1 year ago
      These butterflies are incredibly beautiful Mani!!
    4. Manikin Manikin, 1 year ago
      Thank you so much jscott I appreciate you stopping and leaving such a kind comment .
    5. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 1 year ago
      Wondering where you were Mani? Ca va ?
    6. buckethead buckethead, 1 year ago
      Very Nice Manikin!
    7. racer4four racer4four, 1 year ago
      This is a beautiful display of the wondrous flutterbys. I think it so good that it is scenic, rather than a scientific mount. That blue! Just pours light, it's so gorgeous!!
    8. Manikin Manikin, 1 year ago
      Hiya bb2 Ca va and you ? Nice to see you drop by . Always glad to see you but you know that :-)
    9. Manikin Manikin, 1 year ago
      Many Thanks Racer I agree I love it is a natural scene more like nature , and I appreciate you stopping and leaving such a nice comment .

      Thank you buckethead for nice comment much appreciated :-)
    10. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 1 year ago
      Trying to get out of KY before I pick up their accent. Somebody needs to show them how to make jelly. KY Jelly is horrible on toast !!
    11. Manikin Manikin, 1 year ago
      Thank you to Mrstyndall,
      I appreciate each of you for stopping and taking time to click on some love :-)
    12. kyratango kyratango, 1 year ago
      Mani! Those are superb flutterbies ;-) !!!
      Very nice diorama :-D
    13. vintagelamp vintagelamp, 1 year ago
    14. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 1 year ago
      All magnificent butterflies, did not know you had a display yourself ! I love them all. xoxo
    15. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 1 year ago
      Not a bit of glare and I am so glad I did not miss seeing it this time around. It certainly lovely and the electric blue just pops out at you. Wow, it would be so awesome to see some like that fluttering around here! And they are huge too. So awesome.
    16. Rick55 Rick55, 1 year ago
      The colors on these are simply stunning Mani! The way it's presented, with the butterflies floating above the twigs etc., is such departure from your typical butterfly collections which are one dimensional.
    17. Manikin Manikin, 1 year ago
      Phil I have several butterfly displays I recently took many down I was seeing to many :-) Thank you for being a friend and always supporting my collections xo
    18. Manikin Manikin, 1 year ago
      Hi shareurpassion and many thanks for stopping by and seeing my flutterby's . It is my favorite of all the ones I have :-)
    19. Manikin Manikin, 1 year ago
      Thank you Rick I appreciate the nice comment and always so nice to see you stopped by :-)
    20. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 1 year ago
      You are so welcome and I can clearly see why you would love that set of flutterby (s) Just trying to put some poetic humor in there... haha
    21. KarenLR71, 1 year ago
      Oh wow....we used to call them flutterby(s), too! LOL...

      Lovely diorama!!
    22. Manikin Manikin, 1 year ago
      KarenLR71 I think they should rename them flutterbys since that is what they do . What did they ever have to do with butter lol . Many thanks for stopping and sharing that :-)love love

      Thank you Official for stopping always appreciate you giving some love on my posts and I surely enjoy your amazing collection.
    23. Manikin Manikin, 1 year ago
      Many thanks yous to all of you that stopped I always appreciate seeing you :-)
    24. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 1 year ago
      Beautiful. I can not help it but I love morpho butterfly color and morpho butterfly old jewelry.
    25. Manikin Manikin, 1 year ago
      Thank you Elisabethan they have such beautiful coloring I agree . I am glad you stopped :-)

      Thank you sklo42 so nice to see you stopped I appreciate it :-)
    26. mcheconi mcheconi, 1 year ago
      Hey Manikin, nice display. Do you know when these were made? These are prohibited here in Brazil now. Here's a film from 1936 showing how the poor butterflies were abused back then
    27. Manikin Manikin, 1 year ago
      mcheconi I had to correct myself since I think it was Peru but I have forgotten . I have had it over 20 years if that helps . I am against killing butterflies I love them free . I received this as a gift . I have some that are much older since I think they were mounting butterflies even in Victorian times . I will watch video now and likely feel sad :-( Thanks for sharing that and stopping I am always happy to see you
    28. Caperkid, 12 months ago
      Merry Christmas Manni I hope you are well and with loved ones this holliday season.

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