The cowry is actually the shell jewellery of a mollusk or snail. The shells jewellery come in various colors. They shells jewerllery of cowries were used for centuries as a form of currency. They were originally used in Africa for this purpose and later used in ancient China and India as currency.
In the last article we have talked about earring and necklace. In this article we will discuss Cowries and shells JewelryCowry shells jewelery (also spelled “cowrie”), are marine snails of the genus Cypraea (family Cypraeidae), found chiefly in tropical regions, especially around the Maldives or the East Indies. The shell jewelery itself is smooth and [...]
The lettered olive, the South Carolina state shell, is shaped a bit like a tube or roll with a smooth surface in a brownish-green-cream color. Not large (approximately 66mm in length and 20mm wide), the lettered olive has a low spire and no teeth. shells
What tales the sands, shells collection , and seas can tell us about their adventures around the world. Every minute of every day, the ocean’s water moves the sand and shells collection around to a different spot, always moving. Most of the time we crunch over the top of these and think nothing about them. [...]