Four rows of toile-patterned cigales (cicadas) in the bright beautiful colors characteristic of Provence give this card lots of verve.
The poet Frederic Mistral wrote about cicadas, "Lou souleu mi fa canta," which is Provenšal dialect for "it's the sun that makes them sing."
4.25" x 5.5" blank notes card are printed on heavy white stock and come with a matching white envelopes. Sets of eight cards are packaged in a kraft box with clear lid.
Turn the card over to find this interesting bit of information:
"In Provence, cicadas are porte-bonheurs (good luck charms) believed to bring happiness. Traditionally, ceramic cicadas are hung at a slant outside the main door to the the house."