# ITEM NO. 37812
Mammoth Ivory Handcrafted Tortoise in Sea Carving
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100% Genuine Mammoth ivory handcrafted “Tortoise In Sea” carving, size: 8-3/8″ x 3-1/16″ x 1-3/8″ (213 x 78 x 35mm). This carving is carved from the mammoth ivory tusk with in top quality. Our artisan used this tusk material to carved this carving. This carving is one-of-a-kind because of the shape of mammoth ivory tusk material. The carving is very detail and wonderful workmanship.
This item is 100% handmade. All materials we used are in good quality. It is a good choice for collectors.
The tortoise is an auspicious animal. It is a symbol of good luck.
The tortoise symbolizes a long life, wisdom and peace.
It is also linked to the lunar and Mother Earth symbolism.
The difference between a Turtle and a Tortoise
It is not uncommon to use the term “turtle” to include both land tortoises and sea turtles.
The turtle is a creature of the sea. The tortoise is a creature living on land. Turtles have flat shells. The shell of a tortoise is shaped like a dome.
Both the turtle and the tortoise are auspicious. The tortoise lives longer than a turtle. A tortoise many live 150 years compared to a turtle that may live 40 years. This makes the tortoise a symbol of longevity, not the turtle.
n China there are four sacred creatures. They are the tortoise, the phoenix, the dragon and the Ky-Lin (unicorn likeness).
The tortoise is the creature of the North. These four creatures are extremely auspicious and promote tons of good luck.
In Feng Shui it is said that placing a turtle ornament in the Northern area of your home is auspicious.
It comes with a delicate wood stand. It is good idea as a gift for yourself and someone special.
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