This beautiful pendant is made from sterling silver and is hallmarked 925 - the international symbol for sterling silver. Featuring gemstones and marcasite stones, this beautiful sterling silver charm measures approximately 1 1/4 inch tall (32 mm), and it also comes with a bail to attach to any necklace - the bail is actually behind the head of the turtle. A beautiful conversation piece.
Marcasite is said to be a gemstone used for powerful meditation. Marcasite gems aid in introspection and tend to resonate more strongly with higher, more spiritual chakras. According to many beliefs, marcasite is a talisman associated with wisdom, courage and expression.