Grandmother Turtle Necklace

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Chain Length : 18"


This design is inspired by those found on pottery at ancient mounds sites. The real beauty lies in its symmetry. This ancient design is timeless and you could even say it looks modern. If you look closely you will see that it is indeed Grandmother Turtle. 

Pendant Size 1 1/8" in diameter

18" chain

All of our jewelry and gifts are handmade in our studio in Oklahoma. Please allow 5-10 days before we ship. Need something faster, choose Front Of The Line Shipping at Checkout. This option allows you to skip to the front of the production line. Standard shipping times apply once shipped 

Do you want a large quanity? Please email us at info (at) for special pricing. 


How Do I Care For My Copper Jewelry?

The Best way to care for your Copper is to wear it often  The natural oils from your skin will keep the copper, and pearls nice and shiny. Copper will acquire a beautiful patina over time. We feel that the patina is part of the natural beauty of the metal. 

As much as possible do not wear your jewelry when working out or doing any heavy physical activity that will cause excessive sweating. 

Clean your copper jewelry with a soft cloth if dirty you can use some liquid dish soap.

If you prefer, you can coat the metal with clear fingernail polis to maintain the shine. 


Why Does Copper Sometimes Turn My Skin Green?

Have you ever noticed a green tint on your skin after wearing copper jewelry? That is a chemical reaction between the copper, oxygen and the sweat on your skin. The process is called oxidization and is your body's way of absorbing the copper. Copper is an essential element and your body needs it. If you skin is turning green it is your body's way of telling you that something is missing. 

We typically notice this happening on hot days when when we are working outside and sweating. What can you do when this happens? Luckily the green washes off easily with soap and water. You can also coat your copper with clear fingernail polish and this will keep the green away. Of course some of our customers see the green as proof the copper is working.


Where Can I Find Cherokee Copper In Person?

We are frequently asked if we have a store location. The answer is someday. But for now you can find us in cultural gift shops, museums and art galleries from Cape Code to Tahlequah. You can find our most up to date list of locations here.

Return Policy

Customer happiness is our number one priority. 

If you are not happy please contact us and we will do what we can to fix that. 

We accept returns on regular priced items. 

A 3% restocking fee will apply to all returns and cancellations,

We can not accept returns on 

Sale items (if applicable)
Only regular-priced items may be refunded, unfortunately sale items cannot be refunded. Sale items include Mystery Boxes, Mystery Earrings and any other Mystery items we may offer in the future.

If we decide to offer a credit than it is only for the purchase price not the oringal retail value. 

Custom items (if applicable)

Due to the nature of custom designs we can not accept returns. Be sure to double check your proof before continuing with the design process. It is much easier to make changes before production than after shipping. 


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Customer Reviews

Based on 11 reviews
Tanya Dillingham

Grandmother Turtle Necklace

Ronnie Hull
Grandmother Turtle Necklace

Fantastic gift for my wife. She loved it….5 stars, 2 thumbs up
Thank you, ver happy!

Strong, powerful Grandmothers

I fell in love with this necklace and the legend, shortly after my sister lost her husband. I got one for myself and am my sisters to remind them of what amazing strong women they were. When I receive the necklace, I ordered three more for my close friends to remind them what amazing, strong women they were, and I loved sharing my Cherokee heritage with them.

Elizabeth Patman

I love my Grandmother Turtle pendant! It is larger than I expected. Many items bought on the internet are smaller and less beautiful in person. This was quite the opposite. I wear it with pride and think of the story. A prized possesion! ❤

Trisha Arellano
Grandma necklace

I love my grandmother necklace I'm Cherokee so I very happy with it and the quality is great.

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