At Bare Bones Mounts, we are pleased to offer trophy European Skull Mounts cleaned using Dermestid beetles.

Unlike boiling or bleaching, this process for skull cleaning remove every last piece of flesh from your trophy, leaving even the most intricate bones of the skull completely intact. Our unique process doesn’t degrade bone structure of shrink the overall size of the skull, and maintains the natural strength of the bone to ensure your skull mount will last a lifetime.

Some of our customers and friends have expressed curiosity about our process, so we wanted to share the following videos for anyone interested in learning more about our business or Dermestid beetle cleaning. Please note that due to the nature of our work, some of the content in these videos may not be suitable for all audiences.


At Bare Bones Mounts, your trophy skull mount or animal skeleton is all that matters.

322 Clark Road
Prospect, Maine 04981