Cowrie Shell Shield

$ 350.00

Authentic full cowrie shell shield.  Hand carved from one piece of wood by the Tikar tribe of Cameroon makes each shield unique.  The shields are adorned with cowrie shells.  It takes 2 days to make one small shield.  This is definitely a labor of love. 

Traditionally these shields were used as defensive weapons and also as decorative or ritual objects which in Cameroon symbolizes status and wealth.

No matter what your design or color preference is, these artisanal wall pieces are without a doubt conversation points in any space.  Comes ready to be hung.

PRODUCT INFORMATION

Large Shield 24" W

Small Shield 12" W

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