Picasso Marble Sea Turtle
Picasso Marble Sea Turtle
Picasso Marble Sea Turtle
Picasso Marble Sea Turtle

Picasso Marble Sea Turtle

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This sea turtle was carved by an unknown carver.  It is carved from Picasso marble and has inlaid turquoise eyes.  The shell and flippers are detailed.

Size: .5" H x 1.25" L x 1.25" W

Sea turtles begin their lives in an egg on the beach.  We’ve probably all seen the photos and film about them hatching and racing to the waters before predators get them.  They can be up to nine feet long and have been around for 150 million years.  They are one of our oldest relatives.  They have similar lifetimes to humans.  Sea turtles are held in high regard in some island cultures.

Traditionally, Zuni carvings are symbolically fed cornmeal.   Each Zuni fetish comes in a box with a descriptive card and a tiny bit of corn meal to tide them over until they reach you.