Cho

In Japan the Butterfly (Cho) is symbolic of the human soul, the transformation of life,
and the representation of beauty and love. Japanese mythology speaks of the butterfly
carrying souls of those who have left us and those who still remain.
Butterflies are also popular with young girls in Japan. They represent beauty and grace.
Woman wearing Kimonos are often compared to beautiful butterflies.
One butterfly represents young womanhood while two symbolizes martial bliss.


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Large Marble
Cho Collection

Mission Blue
Cho Collection

California Dogface
Cho Collection

Glasswing
Cho Collection

Map Butterfly
Cho Collection

Malachite
Cho Collection

Pipevine Swallowtail
Cho Collection

Common Buckeye
Cho Collection

African Giant Swallowtail
Cho Collection

Rajah Brooke Birdwing
Cho Collection

Striped Blue Crow
Cho Collection

Wavy-lined Sunstreak
Cho Collection