Cowrie Shell Earrings
These Cowrie Shell earrings are handmade by artisans in Kenya, East Africa. Cowrie shells have a great deal of meaning in African culture. They have been used as money, as religious symbols, jewelry and to show an affinity for the ocean. These unique earrings let you harness the power of cowrie shells.
- Handmade in Kenya, East Africa
- Ethically & sustainably handcrafted
- Made from Cowrie Shells and Metal
- Artisans make 2-3 times what they would earn in their local market.
Each earring pair is made by hand so there may be slight and subtle variations in size, color, or pattern. This is what makes them unique and true pieces of African art. The earrings are Fair Trade, and your purchase of these earrings will help provide a stable income and a good standard of living for the artists and their families. Each earring pair is individually made each unique with its own markings.