For all insects lovers and budding entomologist

Green_HawkerWe have so much insect inspired art and jewellery at the minute, that I thought they deserved their own post. Adorn your walls with dragonflies made out of embroidered silk in boxes, butterflies made from wirework or a poetrytile featuring a grasshopper.Insect-LazyQuote

 

 

Kate Packer also makes bug and moth brooches as well as earrings and necklaces.Kate packer bugs They are all made from a combination of her intricately woven coloured metal wire and semi-precious stones or beads.

remon jephcott cameo fly broochFlies, spiders and butterflies are also part of Remon Jephcott’s Victorian inspired ceramics. For her jewellery range she combines images of flies and spiders with traditional shapes and gold or silver lustre.

Beverley Bailey keeps her own bees and has incorporated the lovely creatures into her embroidered bookcover designs.Beverley-Bees

You can find a selection of works in the online gallery and much more in our gallery on Plymouth’s historic Barbican.

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