The Meaning of Cowrie Shells Cowrie (or cowry) shells mimic the female sexual organ on one side, and a pregnant belly on the other side.
What are The Different Kinds of Cowrie Shells? Cut Cowrie shells are preferred for jewelry making and most other craft work. The open front allows the Cowries to be strung together or sewn onto other materials. Uncut Cowrie shells give the fullest display. You get the natural and complete shell without the broken back side. They can still be glued onto other surfaces for limitless craft ideas.
Cowrie shells are an African symbol of fertility and sensuality. Over a dozen of these are meticulously hand strung onto beaded bands at a price that anyone can still afford easily. Elastic band fits any size wrist. Made in India. J-B073
Wear-with-all African Inspired beauty A stunning wrist band that combines the geometric artwork designs of Africa with the meaning of the Cowrie shell. Each cowrie shell symbolizes fertility and prosperity to most of the cultures in Africa. Bracelet is 2" long . 2 3/4" wide and 1 1/2" gap to slide on wrist. Not sterling. Made in India. J-B960