Large Tortuga neckalce pendant set with facetted sky blue topaz set with culet uppermost and with diamond set eyes. Swimming underwater with turtles on the Mexican barrier reef inspired Cassandra's Tortuga design. They personify grace and elegance and calm, and as the saying goes : 'Slow and steady wins the race'. For the Mayans turtles symbolised rain. From Cassandra's journey to Mexico.
Turtle measures approximately 4cm in length.
The pendant is shown here on a Elixir Heavy chain.
Model wears 30 inch Marine chain.
All Cassandra Goad pendants are sold without chains so that you may select the chain of your choice, both in style and length. If you would like to add a chain have a look at our selection here.
Swimming with tortugas, or turtles, off the coast of Mexico, diving deep amongst the corals, in and out if the underwater gardens, was magical. Turtles personify grace and elegance and calm, and as the saying goes : 'Slow and steady wins the race'. Cassandra has designed her tortugas with shells engraved as their natural shells and the underside like the underside of their bellies. The launch of the Tortuga design was on World Turtle Day in 2018. The designs include earrings, necklace pendants, necklaces, rings and bracelets.
Topaz is an aluminium fluoro-hydroxyl-silicate that occurs in large crystals, mostly in Brazil. Glowing with the gift of healing, a blue topaz (the birthstone for November) is said to help your mind and body feel restored, a symbol of friendship, love, honesty, and fidelity. While a golden yellow topaz, permeated with healing warmth and life like the dazzling sun, will rejuvenate both your mind and body. Highly protective, the magic set within these stones is believed to make the wearer invisible to danger.
All Cassandra Goad Jewellery is designed and made in our workshops in London.
Ever in search of the unusual and rare, Cassandra travels the world to source beautiful gemstones, either in the rough or cut form.
The craftsman works as an artist recreating the design in metal. The jewel is then mounted, assayed, polished and set.