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Queen of Cowries

Saideh II

Saideh II

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According to some African mythologies, the cowrie is a symbol of wealth, prosperity and fertility. And that’s exactly what it brought to Ivorian designer Lafalaise Dion.

For Dion, cowrie shells represent the African story. “It is the legacy left by my ancestors. It is a way for me to reconcile myself with the African spirituality, to show the world the richness and uniqueness of my culture,” says Dion. 

About this piece: Saideh II

The Chief's hat reveals the warrior within.

  • One size fit all. 
  • Material: Cowries, Velvet
  • Handmade and hand-stitched in Ivory Coat

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