The cowrie shell is an important symbol that is steeped in a rich, ancient tradition in Africa. It symbolizes both spiritual connection to the ocean and goddess and material, earthly wealth. Get all the power of the cowrie shell with this elegant and opulent Golden-Row Cowrie Shell Choker. The choker is made of three rows of cowrie shells that are separated by golden beads. There is a V-shaped breast plate of cowrie shells and gold beads hanging from the choker.