Gaudy Commodore or Precis Octavia is an African butterfly. Its southern subspecies has a summer form (natalensis), flying in dry season, which is red with black markings, and a winter form (sesamus), flying in rainy season, which is blue with a line of red markings on the wings.
The wingspan is about 60-70 mm.
This beaded butterfly is woven of 26 colours.
The pattern includes a photo of the finished butterfly, a palette of needed toho beads and 7 graphs, from picking the first beads up to the finished piece with showing the way of the thread in each graph. The colours in each bead are numbered for easier work. Such butterfly can be used as a brooch, a hair slide, a central part of a necklace or simply as a nice souvenir.
10 X 14 cm