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    Nigeria

Turtle medium

Price $34

Though we think of turtles as slow animals, some land turtles can outrun humans! In African fables and folktales they are often a sign of persistence, wisdom and longevity. In Ancient Greece, the tortoise was a symbol of fertility and And, in some Asian cultures, they are considered to have helped God create the earth.

In the islands of Tahiti, the tortoise is the shadow of the gods and the lord of the oceans. Virtually every region of the world has included turtles or tortoises in their culturally significant tales.

Our cooperative members interpretations of the turtle may vary from one to another; but the craftsmanship is always superior and you get a true sense of each one being an individual. Yours might vary from the photos shown. Size: medium.