The figurine is perfect for display in any home and was designed in soapstone and is hand-carved. This item is pre-owned and does have some scratches to the bottom and are noticeable if picked up.
In ancient China, the tortoise was seen as a spiritual symbol of longevity, and in feng shui practice it has a variety of uses. The tortoise symbolizes protection and as an energy-strengthening cure and is best placed in the back of the house. The meaning of the Turtle symbol signifies good health and long life. The turtle has great longevity living up to 150 years. In many cultures, turtle/tortoises are also considered good luck.