Cowrie shells are known as the most successful and the best form of currency in many regions of the world.
According to many African legends, the cowrie shells are representing the goddess protection, which is very powerful and is connected with the strength and power of the Ocean.
Even as these beautiful and small shells have resembled with the lifegiving organs of females and these are also known as giver of life which is why wearing a jewelry with this Cowrie Shell is a good idea !
We think they are just very beautiful. :) We also have beautiful earrings available in exactly the same form.
General information brass
This jewelry is made of brass; brass is an alloy of copper and zinc.
Qualities of brass:
- Brass can oxidate (react with oxygen in the air); this makes that its color becomes a little bit darker. When you rub your darker brass with a cloth the original color reappears.
- Brass can also turn somewhat greenish. The green color is also caused by a certain type of oxidation; that is dependent of the acid-degree of your skin!
You can remove the green color by cleaning your brass jewelry with tomato ketchup or lemon juice.
Positive qualities of copper:
- Copper is a natural antibacterial material; it is also essential for your body.
- It is believed that copper can let you experience beauty, love and harmony.
They say that it stimulates your feeling for justice; they also claim that copper has a positive influence on close friendships. You can also try to visit your friends more often! ;-)