Tortoiseshell

Thanks to the beauty of the Hawksbill turtle the tortoiseshell pattern has had a huge influence on fashion and design. In 1973 CITES banned trade of tortoiseshell worldwide – hooray! Although I love its imitations.

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Tortoise by Michael Kors

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And the ray bans

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