Seafaring Reptile

By Gibbs Othole

Animal: Turtle, Material: Malachite
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Gibbs Othole's marvelous malachite Turtle has an incised carapace and the friendliest eyes of inlaid lime green variscite. Turtle (Edo:wa) has always been esteemed because it carries its home on its back. Even as it travels the world's oceans the wise turtle follows the current and remains calm and easy going. About 2 1/2" long, 2 7/8" wide and 1 1/4" tall. You are going to love the way the rings of green in this beautiful stone mimic ripples on the water.