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Exclusively created for an exhibition at La Specola, the Natural History Museum of Florence, the Coleoptera Collection honors the Scarab.  

An ancient Egyptian emblem of transformation and symbol of the sun's vital energy, the Scarab is a powerful talisman that wards off evil and brings strength and positive forces to the individual it adorns.

THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN death, TRANSFORMATION AND RENEWAL IS INTEGRAL TO THE ARTIST'S work; Former living things become wearable artifacts and tangible momentos of the cycle of life. 

This collection is cast from actual beetle exoskeletons and titled with it’s appropriate scientific name.