The Bay Street Necklace
The turtle symbolizes many things. Most of us know the story of the tortoise and the hare, reminding us that slow and steady wins the race. The turtle also symbolizes the earth, staying grounded, wisdom and emotional strength.
An interesting fact about turtles is that they have been on earth for more than 200 million years. The earliest turtles had teeth and couldn't retract into their shells. Besides these few exceptions modern day turtles are very similar to their early ancestors. As they say, if it ain't broke don't fix it!