God the creator, messenger of the principle of the eternal return in Ancient Egypt*, collected by collectors of curio, used by contemporary artists like Jan Fabre, the scarab has maintained an element of fascination with its plastic and magical character. Here Lito Karakostanoglou offers a resolutely contemporary resurrection: jewellery, the design piece to wear, in a collection of unique pieces presented and edited by the galerie BSL. For the very first time, real preserved scarabs are used in this way and arranged, housed in amazing cage necklaces or zoomorph inspired settings for earrings.

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