3112 – Cowrie shell necklace: A necklace made up of a mix of shells

Physical description:
A long necklace made of various shells including cowrie shells.
Museum classification:
Sea Witchcraft
Size:
36cm long
Information:
In many traditions the cowrie shell is the symbol of the feminine and has the power to promote fertility.
Resource:
Object
Materials:
Shells and string
Copyright ownership:
MWM