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("large wings" "striped")
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Specimen #01105, 5/18/2000
Wingspan: 4.5 inches (11.5 cm)
Composition: Sterling silver wire, steel utility blades
Comments: My first butterfly attempt. A reasonable
success considering it was the first one. The stripes on the
wings were forced using "gun blue" gel, which reacts with
steel. I had some trouble with the solder, but it turned out