Updated: Feb 23, 2020
Our Cowrie collection will consist of a range of handmade products all lovingly made in Africa by a team of artisans who are masters in their crafts. The Cowrie jewelry collection is part of our bold powerful Pum pum statement bracelets, cuffs, rings and earrings in sterling silver or bronze.
The Cowrie collection is inspired by the beautiful cowrie shells of the oceans. The cowrie's journey is ancient BC and was the first form of currency used by man in exchange for goods and services the cowrie is a sign of abundance and wealth in many African countries.
The cowrie is a feminine energy and is associated with fertility and protection. Spiritually, according to African legend, if you are attracted to cowrie shells you could be family to an ocean spirit of wealth and earth. It also represents Goddess protection which is very powerful and connected with the strength of the oceans. Throughout Africa, and South and North America, the cowrie symbolized the power of destiny and prosperity.
The cowrie is a symbol of traditional spirituality, they are a gift form the deity of the ocean mami wata it is said that the cowrie is thought of as the mouth of Orisha, it also is believed to have taught stories of humility and respect.
This collection is a symbol of Africa and is still used today and across the globe, created so the individual can tap into their powers. The powers of water and the ocean, as water is life the pieces will be a constant reminder that you are powerful and as gentle as the oceans.