Media: Aluminum

Location: Private Collector in Bradenton, FL

Fabrication Year: 2012

Papillon- (French for Black Butterfly) symbolizes freedom or a free man/woman. The Papillon represents breaking free from all social restrictions. There are no chains on the Papillon; they go wherever they want and do whatever they choose.

A divorce or breakup makes a person a papillon since one is no longer punishable by their former mate. Freeing oneself from an agreement or obligation makes one a papillon because one is no longer connected to it.