Assembled from a combination of masculine and feminine objects, using wire to connect it all together. The marble in the hook is actually a marble of the earth. The body of the turtle is a vintage hat and the head and back feet are driftwood. Beach glass and buttons adorn the turtle shell and the turtle is dragging the hooked earth with a leather strap. Primitive cultures use the turtle as a symbol of the earth so this piece symbolizes the earth's weighty struggle in these modern complicated times.