Ylenia Deriu, Carabus Glabratus, earrings
Ylenia Deriu’s “Carabus Glabratus” earrings are part of Elitre, a project of contemporary jewelry born in a Natural History Museum and inspired by the elytra of the beetles. Carabus glabratus is a European Boreo-arctic Montane species widespread in central and northern Europe north to the Arctic Circle. It is a black beetle with a smooth, oval elytra.
Materials: coal, epoxy eco-resin, gold plated brass 18kt
Dimensions: 7,5 cm x 2,6 cm x 1,2 cm