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Sterling Silver Link Bracelet from Africa, "Abundant Cowrie"

By Joycelyn Sena Zigah, this handcrafted bracelet depicts cowrie shells in... more

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By Joycelyn Sena Zigah, this handcrafted bracelet depicts cowrie shells in gleaming sterling silver. The beautiful shells were once used as money in West Africa, and Ghana's currency — the Cedi — takes its name from sedie, the Akan word for "cowry." "Cowrie is money and should be worn as such — an emblem of prosperity," the Ghanaian designer says.

.925 Sterling silver

  • 6 grams
  • 0.21 oz
  • 19 cm L x 1 cm W
  • 7.5" L x 0.4" W

  • Sterling silver
  • Spring ring clasp
  • High polish finish
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Ships fast from USA.
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  • Free Jewelry Packaging? Yes
  • Premium Jewelry Gift Box? Yes

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Total reviews

25

Viola Lynn

Verified Reviewer

11/21/2022

"I love this cross!!!!"

I wear Mrs. Zigahs cross and ring every day along with Mr. Akuteyes earrings.

Best Uses

  • I wear this jewelry everyday

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Viola Lynn

Verified Reviewer

11/21/2022

"Beautiful, well made ring!"

I love the detail in this ring. Mrs Zigah is an excellent silversmith. I wish she would make match earrings, necklace and bracelet cuff with this same design.

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Barbara

From los angeles..city of angeles

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10/27/2021

"Symbol of shared past, informed future and shared love between sisters!"

So proud to own this and give to my sistahs who mean the world to me. We are each 77 years old..another to look back on and move foward too. GREAT SYMBOL of our shared lives. Beautiful work. THAN YOU!

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Louise

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12/17/2020

"This really is now a cherished Heirloom"

Though she was not born in West Africa, my granddaughter (born in Ethiopia) will treasure this for her whole life. She was so thrilled to receive it.

Tags By Louise

Africa

Best Uses

  • Gift

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Elizabeth

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05/14/2020

"Great"

I was surprised at how thin the silver is given the price (and I used a 50% off coupon)

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Anthony

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03/02/2020

"Favorite"

I have always wanted this after seeing it on the hand of a friend.

Best Uses

  • I wear it with pride

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