KOA "SEA TURTLE" W/ BONE SHELL ADJUSTABLE BRACELET - HAWAIIAN JEWELRY
Here is a beautiful Koa Seaturtle w/ Bone Shell Adjustable Bracelet. The Seaturtle's body is made of Koa the shell on it's back is made from cow bone.
In ancient Hawaii, Koa wood was harvested exclusively for the alii class or royalty. The huge logs were crafted into sculpted images of gods, personal containers and canoes for royalty. It is said that when the early Hawaiians wished to choose a Koa tree for a canoe, they found one which the elepaio bird had not been pecking.