Painted Grasshopper Pin

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  • Regular price $73.00

Found abundantly in India, this brightly colored grasshopper adorns patterns in canary yellow, turquoise, green, and red to attract mates and ward off enemies. They feed on toxic plants in order to protect themselves from predators, signaling the fact that they are poisonous by their bright colors and unpleasant taste - a very effective self defense mechanism. 

  • Size: 2.5 x 4"
  • Artist info and care instructions included
  • Materials: cotton, felt, metal, beads
  • Hand embroidered in India
  • Produced in small batches by artisans 

Slight variation in embroidery, size, shape and color is part of the handmade craft and may be apparent between pieces; this is not considered a defect but is celebrated as a mark of made by hand.