Insect Preservation Book and Craft Box / Kit

Learn how to preserve, pin and display insects at home!


Rest In Pieces

Rest In Pieces

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label $299 - $349 ($299 for Book Guide and Insect Preservation Kit, $349 for Book Guide, Insect Preservation Kit and Display Kit)


Always been fascinated by those beautifully-preserved insects and butterflies in museum displays, or seen gorgeous specimens used as decorations and artwork in social media posts? Why not try it for yourself with this DIY Insect Preservation craft kit from Rest In Pieces.

Rest In Pieces is here to share the fascinating world of insect preservation with you in their comprehensive guide and kit. Not only will you be able to learn about the intriguing history of entomology (the study of insects), but you'll also get a step by step guide to preservation techniques and all the materials needed to try it out yourself, too!

Why not try something new and expand your skillset with this DIY insect preservation kit. You can learn at your own pace, and you'll even end up with a new decoration to display on your mantle at home!

Please note: Rest In Pieces would like you to know that all of the animals used in their workshops are ethically sourced. Please contact them for more information on specimen sourcing.
What you'll need
All you need is time to devote to your specimens. All the required materials are supplied.

For the Insect Preservation Kit, you will be supplied with:
  • A comprehensive book guide
  • 10 Assorted Butterflies 
  • Two Stag Beetles 
  • A Tool Holder 
  • 100 x size three entomology pins 
  • 100 x size five entomology pins 
  • 300 x extra long dressmaker pins 
  • Entomology forceps 
  • Grip tip forceps 
  • Pointed tweezers 
  • Magnifying glass  
  • 25 x pieces of setting tape 
  • 20 x pieces of setting card 
  • Paintbrush 
  • Adjustable pinning board 
  • Glass rehydration chamber 
  • Four x reusable linen sheets scissors 
  •  Superglue 
  • PVA glue 
  • Insulin syringe 
  • Glass vial 
  •  Ruler 
  • Two glass slides  
  • Four x wing boards 

Upgrade to the Display Kit and also get the materials needed for specimen display, including:
  • A shadow box 
  • A backing board 
  • Diagonal cutters
Suitable for

This is a fun indoor activity, suitable for adults, and kids (minimum 16 years old). An adult must be present whilst kid(s) engage with the box.

This would also be a unique gift for her, gift for mum or anniversary gift.

Your provider
Rest In Pieces
Rest In Pieces

9k
13k+

We are Rest In Pieces. An educational and inspirational institute specialising in the time-honoured skill of preserving and presenting fascinating natural specimens.

We are proud to share our knowledge of the dying arts through our many talks, demonstrations and workshops where you can experience something truly memorable.

Whether it's a skill you've always wanted to learn, further education in your career or you are a discerning collector of curios. Discover what we can offer through our exclusive workshops and our eclectic shop.

All of the animals used in our workshops are ethically sourced. Please contact us for more information on specimen sourcing.

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