Bracelet No. 87 - Daily Bracelets and Bead Kits designed by AnitaNH. See them at Anita's Beads of Wakefield, New Hampshire
Monday, April 25, 2011
About Stones: Cowrie Shell
Astrological Sign: Pisces
Lore: The cowrie is an ancient symbol for creation, birth, and re-birth. It can help us actualize a spiritual re-awakening. Used for manifestation, it will bring good fortune and affluence. The cowrie can inspire the creativity of excellence. They are a favorite element of female adornment in the African culture, and are a symbol of power in the Fiji and Solomon Islands.
Biology: Cowries are snails in the family Cypraeidae. There are over 250 known species living in warm sea areas.