Outside In: Tortuga Trail (Winter 2008 Issue)
Lindsey Strader -- Casual Living, December 17, 2008
An amber tortoise pattern is artfully executed on Teardrop glass vases from Tozai Home, lacquered with a luster finish for a luxurious effect ($200, set of two).
Hand-embroidered in Chile, the Tortuga pillows from Pablo Mekis Artisan Pillows spotlight playful tortoise designs on linen backgrounds.
Made of painted beveled glass and reclaimed wood, the Green Tortoise tray from Pulvermacher features a highly detailed form.
Skillfully crafted by artisans in Mexico, the Tortuga tall margarita glass spotlights a brown tortoise motif made of bubble glass from Hernan ($18, each).
The faux tortoise shell sculptures from Barbara Cosgrove Lamps showcase textural plated bodies and jagged edging.
A sea turtle grasps a wine bottle in leathery flippers on the Gift from the Sea wine bottle holder from Novica ($69).
Finished in antique brass, the Sea Turtle wall sconce is made of hand-inlaid tiger pen shell from Clayton Oxford ($799).
Coated in a warm amber tortoise finish, the Moderne Maru Cane end table exudes Asian elegance from Red Egg.
Transitional in style, the Tortoise Glass table lamp is topped with a copper metallic shade with decorative finial from Stylecraft.