Cowrie shells have been held precious by many cultures since prehistory in Africa they were used both for divination,spiritual practice and as currency. They appear as adornments in costuming from Afghanistan to the Yukon territories. A sturdy and traditional cowrie belt- knotted with strong waxed black cord, embellished with raj era coins and dangles to add motion and music to your moves. A nice touch -the adjustable cord ties are finished with a delightful flurry of shells and bells- the belt fits hips up to 40 inches - For larger hips- up to 55 inches- add the Cowrie Necklace as a front extension (shown in the lower photo) its simply beautiful!
Matching Cowrie Pieces can tie you costume into a pleasing whole!
Part of the Cowrie Collection!