All About Cowrie Shells Necklace. Inspired by the beautiful Cowry Shells of Puerto Rico and Virgin Island beaches, this stunning necklace incorporates natural Cowrie Shells, White Claw Shell and Golden Hematite for a touch of Sparkle. Clasps and Wires 14Kt God filled. Length 18” Made with love in Miami. According to the African legends, the cowrie shells are representing the goddess protection which is highly powerful and is connected with the strength and power of the Ocean. Due to this, the cowrie shells are also been recognized as prosperity. Even more, these shells also symbolize the power of destiny.