The cowrie shell is an important symbol that is steeped in a rich, ancient tradition in Africa. It symbolizes both spiritual connection to the ocean and goddess and material, earthly wealth. Get the power of the cowrie shell with this Hanging Cowrie Shell Choker & Earrings. The necklace is a black choker with gold coils at the end. It has three dangling lines of polished white cowrie shells with three shells each. The matching earrings have two dangling cowrie shells on each earring. The necklace will fit up to a 17” neck. The shells hang to 4”. The earrings are approximately 2” in length.