The Cowrie Shell
Cowrie shells are used for good luck, money and protection.
Cowrie shells historically are a symbol of wealth and used as currency, jewelry and as a religious accessory, in almost all the parts of the world.Throughout the history this shells are known as the most successful and the best form of currency in various regions of the world.
In China brass and silver cowrie shells were used as a form of currency and the Chinese even used its shape to form their pictograph for money.
In African legends, the cowrie shells are representing the goddess protection which is highly powerful and is connected with the strength and power of the Ocean.
Cowrie shells are also worn as jewelry or as ornaments and charms. They are viewed as symbols of womanhood, fertility, birth and wealth. Its underside is supposed to represent a vulva or an eye.
Seashells have gentle but thorough healing energy which works with the healer to cleanse, balance and harmonise chakras and the aura. With the aid of the shells and sea we can heal and regenerate ourselves