Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Cowrie Shell Drop Earrings At Khepera Adornments, LLC

Multi Cowrie Shell Earrings, Ethnic Dangle Earrings, Sea Shell Earrings, African Earrings

Triple Cowrie Shell Dangle Earrings should definitely be in your jewelry wardrobe. This three row tier aligns perfectly well with the boldness of of gold to compliment, Approx 4.0" length, copper ear wires.

Cowrie shells were the most popular currency within Africa. Pictures of cowrie shells adorned cave walls. The Egyptians considered them to be magical agents and also used them as currency in foreign exchange transactions. Cowries were used in many other ways. One use was as special-purpose currency: bride wealth, payments for fines, divination ("the money of Ifa"), funerals, initiation into secret societies. Another was as decoration: on clothing, drums, divining chains, headdresses, ritual masks and furniture, and in games and computation.

Choice of: 
1) Three (3) shells, gold bead, lever-back ear wires OR
2) Four (4) shells, standard ear wires (no bead)