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This series of work is meant to reproduce the very natural look of the beetle species in their natural habitat.
These specimens are made following the traditional rehydrate-pinning-dehydrate process. The dried specimens are put into a relax chamber fill with wet paper and anti-moulding chemicals in order to make the joints movable again. Then they are pinned onto the chosen branches/bases and posed with insect pins. They are then left to dry for 4-5 days.
The shells of beetles are chemically stable. Generally there will not be issues of decolorization or distortion . With proper storage, it is literally going to last for centuries.