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A real beetle exploring natures lavatory while reading NY Times.


SCIENTIFIC NAME: Eupholus species
LOCALITY: South Asia & Papua New Guinea
FRAME SIZE:  6″ x 8″ x 1.25”
GLASS: 99% UV Blocking Conservation Glass

Individually handmade in Petaluma, CA by the artist.


 

Description

This guy is not a dung beetle, but sometimes you wish you were.   This real weevil is reading the NY Times on the miniature toilet.   Includes a free plunger in case things get out of hand.  Handmade in California with 99% UV blocking glass to last a lifetime.

beetle reading newspaper on toilet

Our high quality shadowbox frames include:

• 99% UV blocking museum-grade glass so colors won’t fade.*
• Gallery quality solid wood shadowbox.
• Museum label with detailed natural history information and lifestyle.
• Gift box, tissue paper wrap & care instructions to last a lifetime.
• Handcrafted in the Petaluma, CA by the artist.

* Most insect displays sold on the market use just cheap picture frame glass that does not protect specimen colors from harmful UV rays.  Our frames use 99% UV blocking conservation glass, the same used in fine museums around the world.

Looking for insect decor inspiration? Check out our Customer Photos.

Museum-grade 99% UV blocking glass is necessary to keep colors from fading in any museum or gallery setting. This type of glass not only provides protection for art, but also helps maintain the vibrancy and beauty of exhibits over time. By shielding objects from harmful ultraviolet (UV) radiation, this type of glass can help preserve artwork by preventing degradation caused by sunlight and other natural elements.

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FREE SHIPPING (except for international jewelry shipments)

INTERNATIONAL ORDERS:
–  Jewelry ships for $15 to most countries from US.
–  Sorry, our insect displays cannot be shipped across borders.

SHIPPING TIME:
–  Most orders ship next business day, but a few can take up to 4 days to ship.
–  I will notify you when item(s) ship and provide tracking number.

RETURNS:
–  If you are not 100% satisfied with your selection, you can return or exchange it within 30 days of receipt.
–  Recipient is responsible for return shipping.
–  In rare case where item arrives damaged, please contact me.

CARE OF INSECT DISPLAYS:

• Like all fine art, keep insect frames out of direct sunlight and areas of high humidity.

CARE AND CLEANING OF BUTTERFLY WING JEWELRY:

• Sterling silver and glass pendants, earrings, rings and cuff links can be polished with soft polishing cloth when tarnished.
• Butterfly wing jewelry is not waterproof.