NEW china painted handsculpted porcelain butterflies are made to celebrate rare and endangered species that can be found in Thurston County WA. These new pieces will be for sale at Splash Gallery- and through me- use contact for for request.... and all profit goes to FORP the Friends of Rocky Prairie .
For more information about the industrial center they are working to STOP please go to :
Carefully sculpted in transcluscent porcelain each butterfly is fired up to 4 times with fine french china pigments. When you buy a butterfly you donate to protecting one of the last rmeining prairies in Washington State and the country (less than 1% left) with their unique terrain, animals and plants, and aquifers.
One fun fact is that Oregon Oaks (Garry oaks) which are found on these same prairies....were considered sacred by the native americans for their prolific food source. They also have been found to support amazing delicious truffles in their roots! Cool huh!?
for more info click on link: http://www.southsoundprairies.org/
for more butterfly info click on: https://xerces.org/
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