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« on: November 04, 2007 01:29:05 PM »

Every year the Monarch butterflies migrate south to Mexico. They end up arriving at about the same time as the Dia de los Muertos observation.
A legend says that the butterflies convey the souls of the dearly departed to/from the festivities.
That legend was my inspiration for this piece.


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« Reply #1 on: November 04, 2007 01:45:52 PM »

Wow beadbrain - I love it!
Not only is the necklace gorgeous - the symbolism is cool!!
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« Reply #2 on: November 04, 2007 01:50:30 PM »

very cool
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« Reply #3 on: November 04, 2007 02:13:59 PM »

its beautiful- the necklace and the meaning behind. Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: November 04, 2007 03:48:16 PM »

Really loverly representation.
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« Reply #5 on: November 04, 2007 07:39:05 PM »

That is fabulous.  Very symbolic, even if you don't know of the local legend.

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« Reply #6 on: November 05, 2007 08:47:22 PM »

Thank you all for your kind comments!
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« Reply #7 on: November 13, 2007 02:11:43 PM »

Wow, wow, wow!  Your a really good designer!  I hit 'this rocks', because you rock!
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FAB!!!!!!!   I love sugra skulls on just about naything ! rock.
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« Reply #9 on: November 17, 2007 10:36:38 AM »

I'm in love with this *_* It's a great design!

I didn't know about this monarch butterfly thing... beautiful story! I think in Japan butterflies also represent the souls of the departed. ^^

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