Desert Tortoise Ornament
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Product Description
  • Size: 2x3"
  • Material: Glass
  • From Old World Christmas

Take a cue from the steady pace of the desert tortoise with this charming ornament from Old World Christmas. A symbol of endurance and resilience, this 3-inch glass decoration embodies the lesson that patience and determination often lead to victory, just like in the classic tale of ""The Tortoise and the Hare.""


Turtles and tortoises have a remarkable ability to feel at home wherever they are, thanks to the homes they carry on their backs. This desert tortoise, with its dark green shell highlighted by sparkling glittered trim, brings that same sense of security and comfort to your Christmas tree.


When life gets a bit too hectic during the holiday season, this tortoise is a small reminder to slow down, take a breath, and appreciate the warmth and safety of our own shells—our homes. Its sturdy exterior and calm demeanor reflect the protective embrace of the family home, encouraging us to withdraw from the bustle and cherish peaceful moments.


This ornament, with its textured shell and lifelike eyes, celebrates the storied patience of the tortoise and its adaptability and self-reliance that define these fascinating creatures. Whether you're a lover of animals or someone who seeks to bring more nature-inspired serenity into your life, this tortoise is a perfect addition to your holiday decor.


So as you hang this Desert Tortoise Ornament among the twinkling lights and festive garlands, let it inspire a holiday season filled with steady joy, protective love, and the reassuring pace of nature's wisdom.


Text on Old World hang tag: In the story The Tortoise and the Hare, turtles show us that slow and steady wins the race. Since turtles carry their homes on their backs, they are at home anywhere! When threatened, turtles can withdraw into their shells to protect themselves. Turtle ornaments remind us of the security that our hearth and home offer. 

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