Khayni

Cowrie Shell Necklace

£100

DESCRIPTION
A statement accessory in any home. An intricate sculpture handcrafted from cream coloured cowrie shells and finished with natural rope.  
 
These tribal shell necklaces were originally used as a “Tabu”, a form of Tolia Shell Currency. They had a range of uses for the Tolai villagers, from bartering for everyday household goods, to bridal dowries, purchasing land or initiation or mourning ceremonies.

HOW TO STYLE
Style in sets with other necklaces and accessories or solo.

DIMENSIONS 
Small
Height is 28cm
Diameter is 22cm 

Large
Height is 50cm
Diameter is 42cm

LEAD TIMES
If we do not have the item in stock lead times may vary as these pieces are specially curated. Please email us at customercare@khayni.com and we can advise the lead time for new stock and availability to pre-order. 

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