MC-019 Hawksbill Turtle Charm/Pendant - Large

$ 740.00

Large Hawksbill Turtle

Original Design by Moses Thrasher

14K, 5.9gr.

Hawksbill Sea Turtle, designed and made by Moses Thrasher in 14k yellow or white gold. It measures 1" (25mm) by 15/16" (24mm) and weighs nearly 6 grams. Makes a great pendant. Appropriate for men.

The ancient Hawaiian word for turtle is Honu. When I arrived in Hawaii in the mid 1970's, this creature was all but extinct. I searched for years before finally finding a group that I could get close enough to photograph and get the visual information I needed to create this piece. Hawaii’s State Department of Land and Natural Resources did a fabulous job restoring sea turtles to the islands. This is one of two species that are now common here. The other is the Green Sea Turtle, which I offer in a smaller version under “Charms” on this site.