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Cowrie Shells

Cowrie shells have been a long time favorite to the crafters of the world because they come in so many different colors and sizes and are so bright, shiny and have so many different patterns. Most cowries are so polished and bright that they often look like they have a porcelain finish on them. There're also very popular to make seashell jewelry with.

Tiger Cowrie Seashell 3-1/2" to 4"


Tiger Cowrie Seashell 3-1/2" to 4"

These Tiger Cowrie shells are tan and white with black spots all over. They measure 3-1/2 to 4".

Item Number 15310

Sold Individually.
  • 1 to 24 is $1.95 ea.
  • 25 to 49 is $1.76 ea.
  • 50 & up is $1.63 ea.
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Arabica Purple Top Cowrie Shells 1-1/2" to 1-3/4"


Arabica Purple Top Cowrie Shells 1-1/2" to 1-3/4"

Measuring 1-1/2" to 1-3/4", these Arabica Purple Top Cowries are brown in color with a bit of purple mixed in and tan with brown spots on the bottom.

Item Number 15070

Sold Individually.
$0.35
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Day Break Cowrie Seashells 1" to 1-1/4"


Day Break Cowrie Seashells 1" to 1-1/4"

These Day Dream Cowrie shells are brown with wave like lines of white going across the shell. They range in size from 1" to 1-1/4".

Item Number 14930

Sold Individually.
$0.18
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Arabica Cowrie Shells 1-1/2" to 1-3/4"


Arabica Cowrie Shells 1-1/2" to 1-3/4"

These Arabica Cowries range in size from 1-1/2" to 1-3/4". They are brown in color with tan or grey spots all over the shell.

Item Number 14870

Sold Individually
$0.35
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Ring Top Cowrie Shells 5/8" to 7/8" - Pint


Ring Top Cowrie Shells 5/8" to 7/8" - Pint

These run about the size of a quarter and under and like all cowries they are very shiny. These vary in colors but all have the distinctive gold or yellow ring on the tops.

The Ring tops are sold by the pint, there are approximately 170 shells per pint bag.

Item Number 14270

Sold by the Pint bag
$3.13
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Money Cowrie Shells 1/2" to 7/8" - Pint


Money Cowrie Shells 1/2" to 7/8" - Pint

Money Cowrie have been a long time favorite craft shell. The largest majority of these are under the size of a quarter with a bright and shiny surface.

Our Money cowrie are sold by the pint bag and have about 260 per pint bag.

Item Number 14280

Sold by the Pint bag
$3.75
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Snakehead Cowrie Shells 1" to 1-1/4" - Pint


Snakehead Cowrie Shells 1" to 1-1/4" - Pint

The Snakehead Cowries are a highly polished shell on both sides. They are pretty uniform in size, shape and color as you can see in the image. They currently are running about the size of a half dollar.

Sold by the pint, there are approximately 65 shells per pint bag.

Item Number 14310
$6.88
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Snakehead Cowrie Shells Purple Top 3/4" to 1-1/4" - Each


Snakehead Cowrie Shells Purple Top 3/4" to 1-1/4" - Each

Our Purple Top Snakehead Cowries are highly polished on both sides and are pretty uniform in size, shape and color. As you can see in the image they are about the size of a half dollar.

Sold individually.

Item Number 14290
$0.25
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Deer Cowrie Seashells 1-1/2" to 2" - Each


Deer Cowrie Seashells 1-1/2" to 2" - Each

It's amazing how much some of these actually look like patterns on a deer. There're highly polished and almost look like porcelain. They are very uniform in size and shape. The color is also pretty uniform but the white spots vary from one to the as you can see in the picture.

Our Deer Cowrie Seashells are sold individually.

Item Number 14300
$0.28
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