New to the world, they're shy and just coming out of their shell.


This is a handmade, one-of-a-kind gourd sculpture. It's made from 3 gourds forming the shell, neck and head as its armature. It's encased in epoxy clay with hand sculpted details from tail to nose. The eyes are taxidermy glass. They're painted with acrylics and sealed with a water resistant acrylic spray sealer. ***Not for outdoor display***

Gourd Turtle #HR24 is a "Spine-backed Tortoise" They're a small breed of turtle from arid regions. Their common name  comes from the shape of their shell. The sectioned ridges and pale coloring resembles a spine. [this is a made up species] This sculpture measures 3" tall, 3.75" wide, and 6.25" long.


Each Gourd sculpture is hand signed, dated, and specially numbered. No two are alike!

Sculpture will be double-boxed and shipped via USPS. Shipping included for US only. International orders please inquire for shipping.

*This is a handmade sculpture. It is not a toy and is not for children or pets. Do NOT display outside or get it in contact with water*

Handmade Gourd sculpture "Spine-backed turtle"