Hand beaded cowrie shells by local Nigerian women.
Perfect worn as a alone as a statement piece or layered with a longer brass pendant , Allie or a Becca necklace.
Measures approx 10in. Cowries are hand tied and fastened to a hand cut leather bib. Snap closure.
A little about the artist - his name is Mwangi, Born and raised in Nairobi, Kenya. He has always loved art and colors since he was a kid and loved creating things with his hands. (We would be fast friends) He started by making his own jewelry, then extended to close family and friends. (Amazing how we can be worlds apart - yet the story is the same.
After years of unemployment, he decided to use his creativity to earn a leaving and in his words “and here I am”
He name is business, a Swahili name which means Rock. “My inspiration is Jesus who's my Rock.”