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

Jan 3, 2018 ... ... their shells, also known as “tortoiseshell”, which have been used to make jewelry ... Selling turtle shell has been banned since the 1990s, and buying turtle ... Turtle shell products continue to be sold illegally in many Central ...

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://conserveturtles.org/information-sea-turtles-threats-illegal-shell-trade/

In Japan, the use of bekko (Japanese for hawksbill shell) dates back more than 300 ... is strictly prohibited by law, but turtle shell jewelry and souvenirs are still the ... While illegal sea turtle trade is primarily based on hawksbills, other sea turtle ...

https://www.latimes.com/archives/la-xpm-1999-nov-13-hm-32907-story.html

Nov 13, 1999 ... Pieces with old tortoise shell inlay may still be illegal to sell. It is legal to buy or sell any jewelry that is more than 100 years old and hasn't been ...

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

In 1973, the trade of tortoiseshell worldwide was banned under CITES (the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species). The material was already ...

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/animals/2019/09/sea-turtles-for-sale-in-japan/

Sep 20, 2019 ... Japanese demand for tortoiseshell is driving critically ... the coast, taxidermied sea turtles and finely carved tortoiseshell jewelry are displayed ...

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/animals/2019/03/endangered-hawksbill-turtle-shell-trade-is-bigger-than-scientists-realized/

Mar 27, 2019 ... The shell of an adult hawksbill sea turtle consists of about a dozen ... into decorative and functional objects—tortoiseshell jewelry, trinkets, sunglasses. ... a connection between trade patterns and trends in illegal, unreported, ...

https://driftersguide.com/dont-take-a-turtle-home-with-you/

Dec 21, 2018 ... This is how you can help stop the illegal trade of products crafted from ... Tortoiseshell is a popular pattern for a reason. ... -turtle-shell-jewellery.

https://www.tdpri.com/threads/what-is-the-actual-law-regarding-tortoise-shells.602045/

I ask because I was in a craftsy/artsy/earthy jewelry store on Saturday, and ... I've tried a real tortoise shell pick in the past, and it's not my thing. ... It's not illegal to own one but traveling with it will likely cause problems if caught.

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

carvings, jewelry, chess sets, inlay, and ... jewelry. Sea turtle shell and leather: Generally cannot be sold in interstate ... Examples: Tortoiseshell jewelry, combs ...