Floral Cowrie Shell Cameroon Shield on Stand | Hand Carved in Cameroon
Our Floral Cowrie Shell Cameroon Shield is a great way to add character to a shelf, table or office. This shield features cowrie shells in a floral shape as well as a cowrie shell center that is hand carved from one piece of wood by the Tikar tribe of Cameroon, making each shield unique. The shields are adorned with a combination of glass beads, cowrie shells and manilla string.
Traditionally these shields were used as defensive weapons, decor or, ritual objects which symbolizes status and wealth.
No matter what your design or color preference, these artisanal pieces are without a doubt conversation points in any space.
Small shield is 12" W; large shield is 24" W
Small shield height on stand 18" H; Large shield on stand 26