Hand carved wooden sea turtle created without patterns. Painted in metal acrylics and then sealed with 6 coats of a high gloss marine varnish that has a UV protectant in it. This will keep the colors from fading or damage. Mercy measures 14 inches in length, is 12-1/2 inches in width and has a wire hanger on the backside for easy hanging. This turtle as all DryRiver Carvings comes signed, dated, numbered along with its name by wood burning on the backside. All carvings also come with a certificate of authenticity now.