The leyend takes form

Princess Cuzán was engaged to be married to Prince Ek Chapat.  

Once she met young warrior Chalpol, their souls became intertwined in a passionate affair. When the King finds out, he decides to sacrifice Chalpol for his audacity. Cuzán promises to marry her fiance and swears to never see here lover again to avoid him being killed. 

The King accepts his daughters promise, but has a sorcerer turn Chalpol into a beetle and give her the bug. She, devoted and loyal to their love, covers the beetle in precious rocks and stones and keeps it near her heart, keeping her promise to never forget him.

This is how Mackech is born..