Cowrie shells have been held precious by many cultures since prehistory. In Africa they were used for divination, spiritual practice and as currency. Costuming from Afghanistan to the Antilles are adorned with cowries. In this design a multitude of tiny seed beads outline and accentuate cowrie shells in a traditional design. Click here for close-up .
Matches the Cowrie Long Fringe Belt and Cowrie Short Fringe Belt
Color: ivory cowrie shells, your choice of black, carnelian red, or blue seed beads, mostly silver/ pewter coins and charms, with brass accents. Size Order by cup size. click here for sizing info. Priced by cup size $190-$262