You may know this beetle as a Scarab from Egyptian times. And you would be correct! Scarabs were popular amulets in Ancient Egypt. To Ancient Egyptians the scarab was a symbol of rebirth.
The Scarab became popular in jewelry during Art Deco era which coincides with the discovery of King Tut's tomb in 1923.
This intricate brass stamping of a Scarab beetle measures 30mm by 20mm.