Size is as-packaged, or the diameter of loose marbles. ("D" is the diameter of round items other than marbles.)
Each marble contains a genuine specimen preserved
spread-eagle in high quality lucite! Varieties include
all kinds of beetles and iridescent scarabs, bees and
wasps, spiders and ants, stink bugs and assassin bugs,
even beach crabs and black and white scorpions! How
The marble doubles as a magnifying glass, allowing you
to examine your bugs closely without being bitten or stung! They also make interesting replacements for 1" board game marbles.
Order more than one, and we will try to select
different styles (sorry, we cannot provide one of every
type as the mix constantly changes). Since no two insects
are exactly the same, this is truly a one of a kind piece!
Also check out our
Bug's World sets!
I ordered one of these hoping for a specific bug. I asked for a crab in the "special instructions" box, and I got a crab! Now I'm ordering a few more, with some other things, and of course making a request on what bugs I want.
The most interesting marbles ever 9/13/2012
Reviewer: Peter (Ashford, )
I recently purchased some "bug" marbles, along with the "Whole world in your hands," Mars and the moon for my grandchildren! To say they were fascinated by these delightful items is an understatement! The bugs were examined, peered at and there were lots of "oohs" and "ahs" as each creature filled marble came out of the packaging! There were even more gasps when they saw the detail on the "World" marble and excitement and wonder at the Red planet, Mars, which was made all the more interesting by the fact that the unmanned Mars mission has recently successfully landed there and has been beaming back images of this near neighbour, but far off distant world! Thank you for making five little children very happy! I shall certainly be ordering more of these from you!
Reviewer: Rich (, NC)
My daughter loves the scorpions & insects not found outside our area.