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Etsy Artist Crafts Earrings, Necklaces, & Pendants Using Real Insects

By: Katie Cordrey - Published: Jan 22, 2010 • References: etsy and insectartonline
For all of those jewelry bugs, here’s some bug jewelry! Etsy artist Aquakej uses real insects to craft beautiful earrings, necklaces, and pendants as well as framed bug art and insect image note cards.  Aquakej has a degree in anthropology and a lifetime love of insects and nature.

The unusual ‘Insect Art’ jewelry often features a single insect mounted in a fine metal finding.

Andrew Zimmern, host of “Bizarre Foods” on the Travel Channel, has purchased a some of theframed pieces as gifts. Zimmern, for those who don’t know, often eats insects on his program.