FENGSHUI CRYSTAL TORTOISE WITH TRAY - SMALL ... The tortoise is a symbol of longevity, protection, support, prosperity and wealth. In Feng Shui, the tortoise signifies the protective hills of the North as well as the back support that ensures the house stays firm and strong. The tortoise is said to conceal, within its body and the design motifs on its shell, all the secrets of heaven and earth. Place the tortoise in the North sector of your house for career in east for good life and good fortune for three generations!