Norton and Hodges Collection

Cowrie Shell Brass Bracelet


The Cowry Shell Brass Bracelet is hand cast in West Africa.  Made of solid brass, the bracelet features ovals topped with cowry shells which are abundant along the African coast from Ras Hafun to Mozambique.  The shells were once used as currency worldwide and were an important part of the trade network.

3.25” across
.75” wide

2.9” across
.75 wide

In stock

SKU: CWRSBBT-GH-19 Categories: ,

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