Natural Vintage Kenyan Cowrie Shell Calabash Shaker (Chekere or Shekere)

Natural Vintage Kenyan Cowrie Shell Calabash Shaker (Chekere or Shekere)

100.00

Those who frequent the @JAHArtHouse know that decor is everything. We keep a few chekeres around the house as both a decorative accent as well as a sacred instrument.

This is a Natural Vintage Kenyan Cowrie Shell Calabash Shaker (Chekere or Shekere). A one-of-a-kind hand-made Cowrie shell calabash shaker, also known as a Chekere or Shekere. White cowrie shells, once used as currency in Kenya, are hung in a net around a natural gourd calabash body. Sizes vary - approximately 10 to 12 inches length and height. Gourd shapes have natural variation, but are typically perfectly rounded. Weights - between 300 and 500g. Sold singly Made in Kenya

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