All posts tagged: insect

The Golden Snitch

The golden snitch was done for a Harry Potter themed night, at the St. Louis Science Center.  To resemble the snitch from the movies, I did some research and found out that they were originally live creatures that were hunted to extinction, for the Quid-ditch […]

Elgin with Cicada Wing

This antique watch movement was made by the Elgin National Watch Company in 1937. It is in good shape and It has a resin coated cicada wing attached to the bottom. This has a silver plated bail on the back and hangs with a silver […]

Butterfly Earrings with Pieces

This pair of earrings was made using a pair of real butterfly wings, which were coated in resin and had tiny parts of antique watches, placed within. This hangs with silver plated bails and titanium ear hooks.

Alleman Watch on Butterfly Wing

An antique Swiss watch movement, was coated in a thin layer of resin and attached to the top of a large butterfly wing; also coated in resin. There is a silver plated bail on the back.

Wooden Gear on Butterfly Wing Pin

A blue Morpho butterfly wing has been coated in resin. A wooden gear has been attached to the top and a smaller antique gear has been attached to the middle. A super magnet has been attached to the back to act as a pin. This […]

Antique 1896 Elgin Watch Cicada

An antique watch movement, made by the Elgin National Watch Company, was produced in 1896. There is a thin coating of resin over the movement. A cicada wing is attached to the side and a coat of resin is over that as well. This hangs […]

Antique Watch on Giant Cicada wing

A huge Cicada wing has a coat of resin on both sides and an antique watch movement in the middle, by the top.  There are 12 Swarovski crystals attached to the top of the wing.  This is attached to a silver plated bail and a […]