The artistically unique style of the sterling silver tortoise necklace is a work of art in its own right. Heavy and substantial solid sterling silver in a high mirror polish, with textured shell, feet that appear to be moving, it measures 1 ¾ inches high by 1 ¼ inches wide. The tortoise is suspended with a ring and showcased on an 18-inch sterling silver snake chain with a lobster claw clasp. The tortoise necklace is realized in a 3 dimensional sculptural softness of 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. Jewelry can be cleaned with soft cloth and silver cleaner only.
Made in New York