Code: COWR
(inc. VAT)

Natural calabash (gourd) shaker with a net of Cowrie seeds to make the rattling sounds. Hand made in Kenya. Approx 25cm. Sold singly

Product overview

  • Hand-made Cowrie shell calabash shaker (Chekere, Shekere)
  • White cowrie shells are hung in a net around a natural gourd calabash body
  • Cowrie shells, at one time, were used as currency in this part of the world
  • Sizes vary - approx 9 to 12 inches length
  • Gourd shapes have natural variation
  • Weights - between 300 and 500g
  • Sold singly
  • Made in Kenya



Delivery & returns


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