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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
TA92
approx. 2" x 1.75" x 1.5"
$30 (sold)
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"
$28
Arthropod Tagua Carving from Panama
Arthropod Tagua Carving from Panama
   Blue Morpho Butterfly
TA97
approx. 2" x 1.5" x 1"
$28 (sold)
Arthropod Tagua Carving from Panama
Arthropod Tagua Carving from Panama
Pierella Satyr Butterfly
TA85
approx. 1.75" x 1.75" x 1.5"
$28 (sold)
Arthropod Tagua Carving from Panama
Arthropod Tagua Carving from Panama
Hercules Beetle
TA93
approx. 2" x 1.5" x 1.25"
$28 (sold)
Arthropod Carving from Panama
Arthropod Carving from Panama
Swallowtail Butterfly
TA75
approx. 2" x 1.75" x 1.5"
$28 (sold)
Arthropod Carving from Panama
Arthropod Carving from Panama
Leafcutter Ant
TA95
approx. 2." x 1.75" x 1.25"
$30 (sold)
Swallowtail Butterfly
TA87
approx. 1.5" x 1.75" x 1"
$26
Green Scarab Beetle
TA90
approx. 1.75" x 1.25" x 1.5"
$26 (sold)
Blue Morpho Butterfly
TA98
approx. 1.75" x 1.25" x 1"
$28 (sold)
Black and Brown Beetle
TA96
approx. 2" x 1.75" x 1.5"
$28 (sold)
Red and Black Centipede
TA77
approx. 2" x 1.5" x 1.5"
$18
Brown Snail
TA74
approx. 2.5" x 1.75" x 1.75"
$28 (sold)
Hermit Crab
TA104
approx. 2" x 1.5" x 1.5"
$28 (sold)
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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