Brass Cowrie Shell bracelet brass on leather with turquoise

This gorgeous hand cut and hand sewn leather boho bracelet features a brass Cowrie Shell charm with turquoise beads. At the back there is a brass button clasp with two size options allowing it to easily fit most adult sized wrists.

The Cowrie shell is known to many ancient cultures to symbolize fertility and also represents powerful Goddess protection and connected with the strength of the ocean. Throughout Africa, and South and North America, the cowrie symbolized the power of destiny and prosperity. The cowrie shell was the first symbol of money and wealth known to mankind and used in ancient Africa to trade for goods & services. In ancient Pompeii, women connected cowries with the womb and Goddess energy and wore them as jewellery to ensure their fertility. In traditional Japan, women hold cowries to assist the process of childbirth.

Turquoise emanates a purifying energy that uplifts the spirit bringing peace of mind and enhances creativity, clarity, wisdom, communication skills and assists in expressing ones truth. Turquoise is also grounding and provides strength and protection during vision quests, astral travel and deep states of meditation.



 

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