Cowrie Shell Necklace Handmade
Formerly used as a currency, talismans often used cowrie shells to protect against the evil eye. Its rounded shape is also a fertility symbol representing femininity. It's a lucky charm symbol of good luck and prosperity.
This bohemian necklace is perfect if you like rather chunky statement jewellery. Wear it with pride, it is most likely getting noticed!
Carefully handcrafted from genuine cowrie shells, each piece is unique and can have some irregularities and be slightly different from the photos. Natural cowrie shells and black glass beads.
45 cm long and 3 cm wide, one size fits all.
One of a kind
Your chosen piece is 100% handmade by women in northern Mali, two pieces will never be exactly the same. With different hands crafting each piece, we celebrate the uniqueness of the slight irregularities and differences between them, truly making them one of a kind.
Believing in the original spirit of fair trade Van Verre establish sustainable ties with communities to improve their living. This envolves beeing transparent about the origin of the products, and focus on social engagement, dignity and shared value. Van Verre trades original goods only, a desire to sell handmade crafts that carry the power of centuries of savoir-faire.