The artistically unique style of the 18K gold plated tortoise necklace is a work of art in its own right. Heavy and substantial 18K gold plate over sterling silver in a high mirror polish, with textured shell, feet that appear to be moving, and eyes wide open, it measures 2 1/4 inches high 1 3/4 inches wide by 1/4 inch deep. The tortoise is suspended with a ring and showcased on an 18-inch gold filled snake chain with a spring-ring clasp. The tortoise necklace is realized in a 3 dimensional sculptural softness of precious metals, 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. Gold Plating is applied to the base metal. Be careful not to use abrasives when cleaning the gold plating. Jewelry can be wiped with soft cloth and diluted dishwashing soap and water only.
Made in USA