Abalone Shell Turtle Necklace
Abalone shell Turtle necklace features beautiful shimmers of Sea Blue & Green Abalone shell on adjustable Steel Trace chain, adjustable at 16, 18 and 20" with Lobster clasp.
30 mm pendant. Made with Rhodium plated Silver. Base metal Brass and Zinc.
Abalone / Paua shell is sourced from New Zealand is a Maori tradition. Paua shell is deemed as a good luck positive shell and makes the perfect gift for occasions such as weddings, birthdays and Christmas. Makes exquisite wedding jewellery.
Each piece of Paua shell is never the same. This may not be the exact piece you will receive, If you are looking for specific colours or markings please contact me before ordering.
Presented in a Organza bag ( 1 bag per order ) and wrapped in tissue paper. Organza bag colour and style will vary as will the style of tissue paper used. This is included for FREE.
Our Paua shell is sustainably sourced & is nickel, cadmium & lead compliant. Also Hypoallergenic.
What does this mean ? There are regulations about what metals can be used in jewellery, nickel, lead and cadmium are the ones that have to be tested. All Abalone jewellery falls well within the permitted levels, and is closest as can be to being “free” of these metals.
Rhodium plating is a metal deposition process used to coat materials with a decorative and protective layer of rhodium. Rhodium is a noble metal that imparts an extremely bright and hard wearing finish when applied as plating. When applied as a thin plate, it affords a durable finish of exceptional brightness. Rhodium finishes can greatly enhance the appearance and longevity of any metal to which they are applied.
The turtle symbolism is characterised by the association with the Earth and earth symbols of grounded-ness and patience: Symbol of the world, of the Earth. Ability to stay grounded, even in moments of disturbances and chaos. Slowing down, pacing yourself. Determination, persistence. Emotional strength and understanding. Ancient wisdom. The turtle is also linked to the spirit of the water and the fluid nature of emotions.
**** JEWELLERY CARE ****
My jewellery is Silver plated with a base metal of Brass or Zinc / Sterling Silver.
Please do not wear your jewellery in water, this includes baths, showers , pools and the sea.
Please store away from direct sunlight and heat.
Contact with creams , oils , perfumes and cosmetics can cause metal discoloration / skin residue.
This type of issue is not a manufacturing fault and can be avoided if my care plan is adhered too.
Damage due to general wear and tear is determined by the wearer i do not hold responsibility for this.
Jewellery should be handled delicately. For example crystal jewellery needs extra care . Some crystals are low on the crystal hardness scale and can break and chip more easily than others. For example Fluorite has a low hardness scale.
Please take care not to drop or scuff your jewellery.