https://www.nathab.com/blog/how-to-identify-tortoiseshell-souvenirs/

Jan 3, 2018 ... ... also known as “tortoiseshell”, which have been used to make jewelry and ... Turtle shell products continue to be sold illegally in many Central ...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tortoiseshell

Tortoiseshell or tortoise shell is a material produced from the shells of the larger species of ... In 1973, the trade of tortoiseshell worldwide was banned under CITES (the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species). The material ...

https://conserveturtles.org/11503-2/

The beautiful “tortoiseshell” of the hawksbill turtle has been prized since ... luxury item used to make elegant combs and brushes, jewelry boxes, and ornaments.

http://cubaoutsidein.com/environment/imperiled-souvenirs/

May 17, 2017 ... Illegal tortoiseshell jewelry for sale at one of Havana's most popular markets shows sea turtle poaching and trade are still in Cuba despite a ...

https://www.tooraretowear.org/turtleshell-products

The scutes are polished and used to make combs, jewelry, sunglasses, ... Commonly referred to as tortoiseshell, or “bekko" in Japan, the illegal trade of ...

https://www.thedodo.com/hawksbill-sea-turtle-shell-bust-2118288139.html

Nov 29, 2016 ... When people say "tortoise-shell glasses" or that a piece of jewelry has a ... Even though the real hawksbill shell is illegal to trade or buy under ...

https://www.travel4wildlife.com/identify-sea-turtle-shell-souvenirs/

Sep 2, 2017 ... But originally, all tortoise shell was made from hawksbill sea turtle shell. ... Illegal tortoise shell bracelets in Nicaragua. Illegal sea turtle shell ...

https://www.taxidermy.net/threads/71547/

Feb 28, 2008 ... The sale of any tortoiseshell is illegal (unless they were manufactured prior to 1947) CITES law This antique turtle was taxidermed prior to 1947 ...

https://www.fws.gov/international/pdf/factsheet-can-i-sell-it.pdf

Examples: Tortoiseshell jewelry, combs, mirror casings, brushes, and guitar picks ; furniture, musical instruments, or other items with shell inlay; boots, belts, and ...

https://www.seeturtles.org/turtleshell-trade

But the beautiful shell of the hawksbill, used to hide in the colorful reefs, is also a ... take the hawksbill shell (also known as "tortoiseshell") to make jewelry and other .... The US is the world's second largest market for illegal wildlife products and ...