In Hawaii, turtles are called “Honu”. They are the symbol of long life, wisdom and good luck. In all of Polynesia they are revered as the messengers between the real and the spiritual world, since they are able to live both in and out of water.
This male and female pair have been carved by Andrei Morozov, who was born and raised on the east side of the Ural Mountains in Russia. He moved to the United States in 1992 and splits his time between Homer, Alaska, and Kauai.
Sculpted out of naturally colored fossilized walrus jawbone from St. Lawrence Island, Alaska.
17"H x 12"L x 8.5"W