Green Darner Dragonfly Pin
3″ h x 3″ w. Material : Cotton, Felt, Metal, Sequins & Beads; Hand embroidered in India.
The green darner after its resemblance to a darning needle, is a species of dragonfly in the family Aeshnidae. One of the most common and abundant species throughout North America, it also ranges south to Panama. It is well known for its great migration distance from the northern United States south into Texas and Mexico. It also occurs in the Caribbean, Tahiti, and Asia from Japan to mainland China. It is the official insect for the state of Washington in the United States.
About the Artist
Delicate needlecraft is one of the rich cultural traditions of India. Arizona sisters Seema and Dhruti of Trovelore have introduced a collection of timeless brooches inspired by insects, butterflies and bright vivid color – brought to life through the process of embroidery. Glittering glass seed beads catch the light and give depth to each pin.
Each piece is crafted in India with love and care.
Trovelore is an embroidery atelier specialising in the intricate luneville needlework techique. This collection of embellished jewelry celebrates craftmanship through a modren design sensibility. The Trovelore atelier helps sustain and keep alive hand workmanship that has been in the artisans' family for generations. Making these products is the artisans' prime source of livelihood and Trovelore is humbled in their contribution to this cause.