This is our Beenie cowrie shell necklace, made from these famous small money shells . These porcelain looking shells used to be money like the coins we use today . It was a important part of the trade networks of Africa and South East Asia . These shells are so beautiful and they are widely adorned in many countries all over the world . This year is the trend for shells and the cowrie shell is the leader . We have made these in many colours from Mango Wood .The shells and coloured wood are threaded onto strong string which is adjustable by pulling back and forth and a single wooden beads ,it can be worn as a choker or worn long .