The tortoise was the symbol of the ancient Greek city of Aegina, on the island by the same name: the seal and coins of the city show images of tortoises.
The tortoise was a fertility symbol in Greek and Roman times and an attribute of Aphrodite/Venus.
They have a prominent position as a symbol of important concepts in religion, mythology, and folklore from around the world, including steadfastness, wisdom, knowledge, and tranquility. They are also associated with longevity due to their long lifespan.
Material Coin and bail: 925 sterling silver
Sterling silver chain adjustable up to 20 inches included.
Pendant Size: 0.9 inches wide – 1.2 inches high