The artistically unique style of the sterling silver tortoise necklace is a work of art in its own right. Dainty and life-like features, realized in solid sterling silver in a high mirror polish, with textured shell, feet that appear to be moving, it measures 5/8 inches wide by 7/8 inches high. 3mm faceted round ruby (lab-grown) on the top of the shell. The tortoise is charm-size and can be worn either as a charm or a pendant. It is suspended with a ring and showcased on an 18-inch sterling silver rolo link chain with a lobster claw clasp. The tortoise necklace is realized in a 3 dimensional sculptural softness of metals, and tiny but full featured, sculptural, elegant appearance.
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.