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A palace in Belgium puts a new spin on the term “Green Building Material” with the use of 1.4 million green jewel beetle wings to adorn a ceiling. The Hall of Mirrors (2002) is an instillation by artist Jan Fabre in the Royal Palace of Brussels that took over 3 […]
For ancient Egyptians beetles were an integral part of daily life, burials and mythology. Darkling beetles, Prionotheca coronata, have been found in entombed pottery jars, stone vessels themselves were sometimes carved in the shape of beetles, click beetles, Agrypnus notodonta, were depicted alongside a fetish of the goddess Neith, and […]
We now have a selection of unique insect displays not offered online at an exclusive store in San Francisco. Hi Ho Silver on Fillmore Street imports unique handcrafted sterling silver jewelry from Mexico and has a reputation for its high quality selection found nowhere else. Now they will carry an […]
Conventional plastic is used basically everywhere that humans exist, but it’s extremely damaging to our environment. It is particularly harmful because it is not biodegradable, meaning that animals cannot break it down, so it stays in our environment and often becomes plastic dust and can end up in our oceans. […]
The B.U.G. studio is situated in one room of a San Francisco 3 bedroom flat. Our apartment was built one year after the 1906 earthquake, so it has lots of old charm. Finished insects are stored in the back against the wall. Mr. T (upper right) watches over me.