Cowrie Shells have been held precious by many cultures, and have been worked into many traditional costumes. The cowrie costuming on this page includes Belts, Bras, Jewelry and DIY findings!


Cowrie Shell Coin Bra

Cowrie Shell Coin Bra

Ivory cowrie shells and intricate bead work form a graceful pattern at the center edge of the bra. Completed with antique and foreign coins and charms, Color: ivory shells, and your choice of black, blue or carnelian seed beads with mostly silver/ pewter coins and charms.  Handcrafted after I receive your order, ships within 7-10 business days. Priced by cup size $190-$262

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Cowrie Earrings

Cowrie Earrings

Cowrie shells dangle from an antique Raj era Indian coin, set off by small pewter bells.
Earrings to go with the Cowrie Necklace and Bra! Reg. Price $15 

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Cowrie Necklace

Cowrie Necklace

Cowrie shells have been held precious by many cultures, and have been worked into many traditional costumes. This offering is made with strong waxed black cord, Raj era antique coins, adjustable ties with dangling shells and bells to finish. Price  $25 

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Short Fringe Cowrie Belt

Short Fringe Cowrie Belt

Seed beads outline and accentuate cowrie shells in a traditional design. Hand sewn in the villages of South East Asia. A substantial and rich belt of fine quality. Finished with luxurious and responsive rayon fringe. Amazing layered over a contrasting long fringe belt or alone. $77

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Cowrie Long Fringe Belt

Cowrie Long Fringe Belt

Hundreds of seed beads outline and accentuate cowrie shells in a traditional design. Hand sewn in the villages of South East Asia. A substantial and rich belt of fine quality Finished with luxurious and responsive 22 inch long rayon chainette fringe. Handcrafted after I receive your order. Price  $82

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Single Cowrie Belt

Single Cowrie Belt

Elegant and adaptable in its simplicity! this single strand of beautiful cowrie shells with antique coin dangles has a multiplicity of uses; Hip belt, turban adornment, wrapped to make a necklace or choker, or bracelet. Great for trim on bras and costuming! generally in stock and ready to ship. Price $39

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