BeckasInsects

Becka's Insects

Edinburgh, United Kingdom On Etsy since 2011

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BeckasInsects

Becka's Insects

Edinburgh, United Kingdom | 639 Sales

Announcement    Hand crafted insects and spiders as ornaments and jewellery made from silver plated copper wire, glass, driftwood, gemstones and sheet copper. Made in Scotland.

Figuring I couldn’t make a living from making things, I chose a more sensible route and took an Ecology degree. Subsequently I discovered that I could combine my artistic flair with a lifelong interest in the natural world, and the science I had studied my degree. The results are my beasties; startlingly full of life, based on actual species and intriguing to lovers and haters of spiders and insects alike.

I also make construct detailed and realistic spiders webs on drift wood and colonies of leafcutter ants which can be bought from http://www.julianjardine.co.uk/beckas_insects.html

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Last updated on Jun 13, 2020

Hand crafted insects and spiders as ornaments and jewellery made from silver plated copper wire, glass, driftwood, gemstones and sheet copper. Made in Scotland.

Figuring I couldn’t make a living from making things, I chose a more sensible route and took an Ecology degree. Subsequently I discovered that I could combine my artistic flair with a lifelong interest in the natural world, and the science I had studied my degree. The results are my beasties; startlingly full of life, based on actual species and intriguing to lovers and haters of spiders and insects alike.

I also make construct detailed and realistic spiders webs on drift wood and colonies of leafcutter ants which can be bought from http://www.julianjardine.co.uk/beckas_insects.html

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About BeckasInsects

Sales 639
On Etsy since 2011

Hello, I'm Becka and I live in Edinburgh with two small people, another big person and a cat. I feel very lucky to do what I do for a living. Figuring I couldn’t make a living from making things, I chose a more sensible route and took an Ecology degree. Subsequently I discovered that I could by combining my artistic flair with a lifelong interest in the natural world, and the science I had studied my degree. The results are my beasties; startlingly full of life, based on native British species and intriguing to lovers and haters of spiders and insects alike.

They are created from silver plated wire, glass, driftwood, gemstones and sheet copper.

Since I'm making new people these days as well as beasties, I tend to stay close to home doing stalls such as the Edinburgh Fringe, supplying a number of shops and of course making pieces ordered directly by you. Please bear with me and let me know if your order is urgent as my available making time is sometimes childcare dependant.

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  • Becka Gauld

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    First stall aged 12 First spider made age 17 First pro stall aged 22 BSc Ecology completed aged 22 1/5 and a new career as a maker properly began...

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Last updated on Aug 11, 2016
Frequently asked questions
Can I receive my order faster than normal?

If you need your order by a certain date, contact me and I can usually prioritise it if urgent.

Custom and personalised orders

I love bringing the ideas of other people to life, if you have something you would like that isn't listed, please get in touch.

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