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New Product Spotlight - African Fabric Cowrie Shell Bracelet

08/30/2009 10:55

Celebrate Africa on your wrist with this hand-crafted fabric bracelet.

What makes this bracelet so special? For one, it is hand-crafted in Tanzania, where jewelry is a rich part of the culture and represents heritage and status. The bracelet is also adorned with genuine cowrie shells, which are famous throughout Africa as a symbol of prosperity and fertility. They also were once used as a form of currency in Africa. The rasta colors are significant in African culture as well; The red symbolizes the blood of the black people, the yellow is the stolen gold and the green the lush lands of Africa. To find out more about this bracelet or to order it online Click Here. To find more African jewelry just visit the Africa Imports web site.