This cockroach is king...because I believe they all think they are kings. What we have here is inspired by an old, rather gaudy pin I got from a thrift safe a few years ago. I remember it was one of the very earliest embellishments I purchased just for sculpture. I didn't know what I would use it for until this guy came along.
King Cockroach is made with dark annealed wire. His shell is a gold-colored old pin with a blue gem in the center. The head is made with a round bead that looks rather like a ball of yarn - or a bug's head, in this instance - and the eyes are made with gold beads. The fine little antennae are parts of earrings - the hook that goes through the ear, as a matter of fact.
He measures 1.5 inches tall by 4 inches long by 2.5 inches wide.