The artistically unique style of the 18K gold plated brass tortoise necklace is a work of art in its own right. 18K gold plated brass, it is realized in a high mirror polish with whimsical stylized feet and eyes, it has a 16mm round cabochon stone setting, and measures 1 1/4 inches wide by 1 3/4 inches high. The tortoise is suspended with a ring and showcased on an 18-inch 14K gold filled snake link chain with a spring-ring clasp.
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. Be careful not to use abrasives when cleaning. Jewelry can be wiped with soft cloth and diluted dishwashing soap and water only.