Wear sculpture on your neck in an artistically unique style, the sterling silver tortoise necklace is substantial and a true art piece of heirloom quality with a cabochon gemstone in the middle of a textured shell.
Finished in a high polish with eyes wide open, and feet that appear to be moving, it measures 1 3/4 inches wide by 2 1/4 inches high. The sterling silver tortoise is suspended with a ring and showcased on an 18-inch sterling silver snake chain with a lobster clasp. The tortoise necklace is realized in a 3 dimensional sculptural softness, and is the piece that brings a smile to those who wear it.
Symbolism: Tortoises play an important role in mythology, and are often referred to in legends regarding the origin of the earth. The tortoise symbolizes longevity, power, and tenacity.
Care Instructions: Store jewelry in the velveteen pouch provided with your order. Remove jewelry prior to bathing, exercising, cleaning, swimming, gardening, and applying hair and body products. Do not use abrasives to clean. Jewelry can be wiped with soft cloth and silver cleaner only.