The Butterfly Hive

30" x 30" x 4"

3D Metal Wall Sculpture
30” x 30” x 4"

Creates movement, emotion and beauty. There are Two hundred and sixteen realistic handmade stencil cut butterflies with One Swarovski crystal embedded near the artist signature of the butterfly wing.


Shown at the Ashby Museum in Leicester 1st April-June 2019.  Installed, Organised & Curated by C. Walton of Ashby Museum

Photography Gregory Jenkins.

Copyright/Reserved of the artist Bali Love-Jenkins.

Article by Joel Ryan.


Love-Jenkins created a 3D metal wall sculpture to be displayed at the Ashby museum during the Ashby Arts festival. The artist created 216 handmade stencil cut butterflies using fine plastic. These Butterflies were then embedded in the sculpture to create depth, movement and a beautiful hive of colourful butterflies. Consisting of a variety of beautiful butterflies ranging from Papilio Machaon, Papilio Ulysses, Parantica sita and monarch. The artist created single & double winged butterflies.


Butterflies are deep powerful representing “Life.” Many Cultures associate the butterfly with our souls. In some Christian religion, the butterfly is a symbol of resurrection. Around the world, people view the butterfly as representing endurance, change hope & life.


A One Off Original Piece of Artwork


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