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Darién Rainforest Tagua Gallery

Insects and Other Wounaan Tagua Carvings

The tagua nut, also known as vegetable ivory, comes from several species of rain forest palm.    The carvings usually depict the birds and animals of the Darién Rainforest.   One tagua nut carving is approximately the size of an egg. 
More about tagua and tagua artisans . . . 

Tagua nut showing hollow center
Tagua nut showing hollow center and dark brown outer shell.
Arthropod Tagua Carving from Panama
Arthropod Tagua Carving from Panama
Hercules Beetle
TA106
approx. 2" x 1.5" x 1.5"
$28
Arthropod Tagua Carving from Panama
Arthropod Tagua Carving from Panama
Long Nosed Beetle
TA91
approx. 2.25" x 2" x 1.5"
$20
Arthropod Tagua Carving from Panama
Arthropod Tagua Carving from Panama
Brown Snail
TA101
approx. 2.5" x 1.75" x 1.5"
$24
Arthropod Tagua Carving from Panama
Arthropod Tagua Carving from Panama
   Blue Morpho Butterfly
TA109
approx. 2" x 1.5" x 1"
$28
Arthropod Tagua Carving from Panama
Arthropod Tagua Carving from Panama
Centipede
TA107
approx. 2" x 1.5" x 1.5"
$20
Arthropod Tagua Carving from Panama
Arthropod Tagua Carving from Panama
Leafcutter Ant
TA114
approx. 2.5" x 1.5" x 1.5"
$28
Arthropod Carving from Panama
Arthropod Carving from Panama
Swallowtail Butterfly
TA87
approx. 1.25" x 1.75" x 1"
$28
Arthropod Carving from Panama
Arthropod Carving from Panama
Leafcutter Ant
TA113
approx. 3" x 1.75" x 1.25"
$28
Swallowtail Butterfly
TA110
approx. 1.5" x 1.75" x 1"
$28
Jewel Beetle
TA115
approx. 1.75" x 2" x 1.25"
$24
Blue Morpho Butterfly
TA112
approx. 1.75" x 1.5" x 1.25"
$28
Black and Brown Beetle
TA96
approx. 2" x 1.75" x 1.5"
$28 (sold)
Centipede
TA108
approx. 2" x 1.5" x 1.5"
$18
Brown Snail
TA103
approx. 2" x 1.5" x 1.5"
$28
For arachnologist Rick West's Tarantula site please click here . . .

For a guide to New World Scarab Beetles please click here . . .

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