Green Sea Turtle Glass Paperweight. Ever open a window or door and all your papers go flying? Paperweights have been around for generations and they still have an important job! This large glass cabochon paperweight is hand decorated, has a felted bottom, and is a perfect desk accessory for your home office or favorite student. 3” x 1.4” and decorated in the USA by Lucy Lu. Gift box included.
Original artwork © 2005 TwoBee, LLC rendered in gouache and color pencil by Nina Gentile for the Marine Science Center.
With streamlined bodies and flipper-like limbs, sea turtles are graceful swimmers found throughout the world. Sea turtles are threatened by ocean pollution, destruction of nesting beaches, and entanglement in nets. There are seven species of sea turtles: 1) Leatherback, Dermochelys coriacea, 2) Hawksbill, Eretmochelys imbricata, 3) Flatback, Natator depressus, 4) Loggerhead, Caretta caretta, 5) Kemp’s Ridley, Lepidochelys kempii, 6) Olive Ridley, Lepidochelys olivacea, and 7) Green, Chelonia mydas. All sea turtles are listed on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species - most as critically endangered or endangered. Learn more about sea turtle conservation at: https://www.seeturtles.org/sea-turtle-facts