Africa - Tribal Ritual Treasure Box - Cowrie Shell and Beads
Treasures from Africa Crystal Cruises Port Stop - Maputo
This beautiful tribal ritual round Cowrie Shell and Bead Box is inspired by the Maasai people of Kenya and northern Tanzania. The cowrie shell has many uses and meanings. It has shown up in the form of money, jewelry, and religious accessories in almost every part of the world. 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 ocean. Throughout Africa, and South and North America, the cowrie symbolized the power of destiny and prosperity.
This unique handmade treasure was selected and curated especially for Exclusively Crystal for its design and aesthetic.
Each box is handmade and "one-of-a-kind"
Dimensions - 4" Diameter x 3" high
Luxury Black Silk Interior - Safe to hold most precious jewelry