Aymara Designers has now partnered with Cufflinksman.com to create a unique line of Amazonian Butterfly cufflinks made from real butterfly wings. The good news is, not only are these cufflinks "fly" but they were all humanely acquired. The butterfly wings used in the cufflink making process come from the Pilpintuwasi Butterfly Garden, located in Padre Cocha Iquitos, Peru. The butterflies are nurtured and taken care of by the trained butterfly caretakers at the butterfly sanctuary. The exotic butterflies live and die naturally in a protected environment and their delicate wings are then transformed to create stunning jewelry pieces. All of the products are handcrafted with the best 950 Sterling Silver available on the Peruvian Market. The Aymara Square Blue Dawn Butterfly Cufflinks the vivid blue colors of the wings from these phenomenal creatures will add an exotic touch to your cuffs. Each cufflink is extremely exhaustive, one of a kind, and will support the continuation and development of each species through your purchase. In order to support the continuation of the Amazonian butterflies, Cufflinksman.com donates a percentage of all sales to the Garden and the Amazon Animal Orphanage. So not only will you be supporting a good cause in your purchase, but you'll also be high styling in your jewelry wear.
Aymara is an eco-friendly company dedicated to the protection of the environment and the preservation of animals. Aymara only produces boutique collections, ensuring the continuation of each butterfly species by only using materials found in nature. This means the patterns found in the cufflinks vary slightly due to the intricacies of each individual butterfly, and yet maintain uniform color variations according to their species. Essentially Aymara and Cufflinksman.com work with what Mother Nature provides every month, harvesting the wings from creatures whose life span rarely exceeds two weeks. By working with nature, rather than against it, we ensure each cufflink is non-mimetic and truly one of a kind.
At Cufflinksman.com, we show our commitment to the continuation of each butterfly species by donating a percentage of all sales to support the PILPINTUWASI Butterfly Garden, including the Amazon Animal Orphanage. The donation of sales is used to find new species of endangered butterflies, as well as assist with the daily maintenance of the garden and orphanage.
Through supporting this organization, you are also supporting the preservation of the rainforests in Peru, the butterfly’s natural habitat, and other species of precious animals. Because the butterfly’s life span is so brief, you have the opportunity to give the butterflies a new transformation—by captivating their beauty in a piece of wearable art. Your cufflinks or jewelry purchase will support the continuation and growth of each butterfly species in their natural environment.
Butterfly farms in tropical rainforest areas are becoming an important factor in creating a greater understanding of rainforests and the necessity of their conservation. The Pilpintuwasi Butterfly Garden (PBG) works year round to avoid the depredation of butterflies by providing them sanctuary and care in their natural Amazon environment
PBG is the only butterfly farm in Peru, complete with guided tours for the public. It was the owner, Gudrun Sperrer’s, dream to breed the world’s most beautiful butterflies and realize a place where exotic animals could find sanctuary. Visitors to the Garden are able to see the complete life cycle of these exotic creatures and learn about the impressive development of Amazonian butterflies. More than 40 species of the most colorful butterflies of the Amazon thrive at Pilpintuwasi. Visitors experience the tranquility of the rainforest and its inhabitants and are exposed to various everyday challenges such as problems with predators as well as finding suitable host plants for each caterpillar.
Visit http://www.cufflinksman.com for more information on how to purchase this exclusive line of cufflinks. You can also visit http://www.amazonanimalorphanage.org to learn more about the Amazonian Animal Orphanage and Pilpintuwasi Butterfly Garden.