Turtles belong to one of the oldest reptile groups in the world, dating back to the dinosaurs era over 200 million years ago. Contrary to popular belief, turtles cannot come out of their shells — the shell actually grows with them. These cold-blooded creatures have an incredibly long life span. The oldest ever recorded, named Tu”i Malila, of Tonga Island, passed away at the grand old age of 188.
- Earring Length: ~1.75″
- These antique-copper metal charms have been treated with a protective coating to help prolong their shiny finish.
- The stainless steel earwires are nickel-free and lead-free.