LARGE Cut Natural Cowrie Shells, 10 pieces, Assorted Sizes

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LARGE Cut Natural Cowrie Shells, 10 pieces, Assorted Sizes / Cut Money Cowries, Seashell, Sea Shell, Cowrie Shell for Crafts & Jewelry Making

The cowrie shell has many uses and meanings. It has shown up in the form of money, jewelry, and religious accessories in almost every part of the world. Found in the islands of the Indian Ocean, the cowrie shell soon gained popularity throughout much of ancient Africa. Spiritually, according to African legend, if you are attracted to cowrie shells you could be family to an Ocean Spirit of wealth and earth.

It also represents Goddess protection which is very powerful and connected with the strength of the ocean. Throughout Africa, South, and North America, the cowrie symbolized the power of destiny and prosperity. Rows of shells have been and continue to be attached to masks that symbolize great wealth and the Royals have worn clothes adorned with them for eons.

The cowrie shell is an African female symbol. Worn around the hips, it is believed to increase fertility. In today’s fashion, the beauty of the cowrie shell is seen on necklaces, belts, and bags.

❁ DETAILS:
Material: natural cowrie shells
Quantity: the listing is for one pack of 10 shells
Size: these vary one to another => from 18-22mm wide x 30-40mm with a cut top // see pictures

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Testimonials

★★★★★

Theses beads are very bright and colorful just what I wanted for my project. Fast delivery and my package came right on time.I for sure would buy from this seller again.Thank you.

Barbara 
on Apr 20, 2021 5 out of 5 stars   
★★★★★

These are almost too beautiful to use... almost. They're so smooth and gorgeous and shiny that I keep running my fingers through them, like the treasure they are... but they'll make a gorgeous trim on my "mermaid bag", made with the beautiful aquamarine tilapia leather I bought these with.

Catherine
on Apr 17, 2021 5 out of 5 stars

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