Beaded Cowrie Shell Necklace

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This is a handmade necklace made with beads, leather, and a cowrie shell. Equipped with a mystery clasp closure, a 20 inch beaded chain with sturdy thread, and a cowrie-on-leather pendant, this unisex necklace is made to stand the test of time.

Cowrie shells have always been highly valued by many African cultures and have had multiple uses throughout history. They were and still are being made into jewelry & ornaments, sown onto prestigious fabrics, used in religious rituals, and up until the 19th century were used as a form of currency.

Available in 2 Pendant styles – Plain, and Beaded (tiny beads in Ndebele colors surrounding cowrie shell). Suitable as gift for your friends and family. Made in Mpumalanga South Africa.

Please Note: Bulk orders are welcome, contact us to find out about our minimum order quantities and bulk order discounts. 


  • Size is shown in inches
  • Length: 20 inches 


  • Cowrie shell, Leather, Beads


  • Orders are shipped from Chicago, USA within 1–2 business days.
  • Estimated shipping time 2-3 business days, depending on the location.
  • You will receive a shipping confirmation with the tracking number once it ships.