Aranaeus Saevus “Orbras”

“Orbras” is a tiny, eight-legged engineer–an orb weaver who builds spiral, wheel-shaped webs often found in gardens, fields and forests. Orbras and his compatriots are social, largely non-aggressive, and seldom bite. In 2009, over 107 million orb weaver spiders were found living in a phenomenally huge web that covered four acres of a Baltimore wastewater plant. Cold assembly: 19th century brass doorknob, vintage jewelry, antique button, wool roving, wire. Dimensions: 9″x9″x3″ To purchase this spider, follow this link.Read more

Araneus saevus: Bennington

Bennington is a tiny, eight-legged engineer who builds spiral, wheel-shaped webs often found in gardens, fields and forests. They are social, largely non-aggressive, and seldom bite. In 2009, over 107 million orb weaver spiders were found living in a phenomenally huge web that covered four acres of a Baltimore wastewater plant. Cold assembly: 19th century Rockingham style ceramic doorknob, faux fur, leather buttons, vintage jewelry, wire. Dimensions: 5″x7″x7″ $175  S O L DRead more

Araneus quadratus: DeeDee

Adult four-spotted orb weaver females like DeeDee can reach over a half inch in length. This spider lives in gardens, wooded areas, or wherever there is enough vegetation to support an orb web. Adult females can actively change their color. (DeeDee’s glass knob references her ability to match her resting space.) Cold assembly: vintage brass and crystal knob, recycled jewelry, wire, fasteners, wool. Dimensions: 5″x8″x8″ $95  S O L DRead more