Allegria Designs Long Necked Turtle Pin The pins are sculptured from silver plated pewter that has been oxidised and buffed to obtain a contemporary, antique look. They are so adorable, we know you will love them. All pins come in a gift box so make great presents for friends â€“ especially easy to mail overseas. Weight: 18 g in gift box. Long-necks are incredibly adaptable, and can be found paddling leisurely along most of Australia' eastern rivers, as well as in many lakes and human-made reservoirs. Thanks to a bag of turtle tricks, they can survive in a wide range of climates, from area's like cooma, NSW where the air temperatures plunge below zero, to the western Queensland town of Alpha, where summer temperatures shoot up above40 degrees.