The following zoogenic materials have been suggested as additional entries. I shall work on preparation of those entries in the near future.
"Some cultures use beetles -- painted and unpainted -- as 'jewelry'." (Richard Busch, persional communication, 2007).
Souvenir [postage stamp] sheet from Somalia (2600 Somali shillings, dated 1998) that features beetles and cabochons cut in the form of scarab beetles.
photo of stamp by Richard Busch,
reproduced by permission
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These have fashioned into several curios --
ottomans, umbrella stands, and waste buckets.
R.V. Dietrich © 2007
Revised: March 20, 2007
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