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Stag Beetles are known for their large mandibles used in fighting. This stag beetle has some of the biggest mandibles in the beetle world compared to its size. A unique museum piece.

Species: Cyclommatus metallifer

Pottery Barn and West Elm have featured my displays in their catalogs.

Cyclommatus metalliferDetails…
+ High-quality black wood shadowbox frame with archival mat & glass window.
+ Dimensions: 8” H x 6” W x 1 ¼ “ D.
+ Hand cut replica vintage museum label with detailed species information on back.
+ Each display has a unique number on back.
+ Directions on how to keep the display lasting a lifetime.

I will ship your item within 1-3 days of receiving payment via US Priority or FedEx Ground.

*** What are the characteristics of a true archival museum display ***

~ The display glass in the frame should not easily move around. If the glass does slide around, it means the insect display is not sealed and will not last. Don't be fooled by the allure of cheap displays - you get what you pay for.

~ A quality museum display has a solid back to it and not made of paper, mat board, cardboard or easily removed.

~ Fumigants are NOT required to maintain a quality display. If fumigants are required, it is not sealed. BUG is proud not to depend on dangerous fumigants.

~ The specimen inside the display comes with natural history information specific to the insect inside, and not just a generic backing.

Insect displays without these qualities do not live up to the superior museum quality of Bug Under Glass displays and WILL NOT LAST.

BUG UNDER GLASS creates true museum displays that are made and designed to last a lifetime. This is why my insect displays are the first choice of interior designers and stylists.

Frequently asked questions about BugUnderGlass

Like all fine artwork, avoid direct sunlight and extreme humidity.
Yes, please contact me with your idea and I can give you a quote.
My insects come from sustainable conservation farms/ranches around the world. I do not sell rare, endangered or insects recognized as unsustainable (Dragonflies, Bats, rare beetles).
By linking environmental stewardship and economic development, butterfly farming positively impacts threatened habitats as well as human well-being. Currently used by conservation organizations, such as the Nature Conservancy and WWF, Butterfly farming helps save rainforest habitat by providing villagers an alternative income to agricultural farming and logging, which clears tropical forest. for more info Google "butterfly farming"
Since these displays are professionally made using UV blocking glass (so colors won't fade) and archival mounting boards - they can potentially last forever if treated with care. Most sellers are hobbyiest and DO NOT use UV glass or use proper materials - -and they will not last.

Framed Stag Beetle Archival Mat Insect Display


  • Handmade item
  • Materials: stag beetle, real insect, shadowbox, glass
  • Only ships within United States.
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