The Cowrie “Jalal “Bucket bag is a combination of Leather & 400 hand stitched cowrie shells which holds an important place in African culture. Drawstring closure with inside side pockets & adjustable straps. Style with a pair of cute jeans or dress it up with that cute summer dress!!Made to order customized within 14-21 days.
The Daraja brand prides itself in being an authentic African brand that embraces its African identity and practices. Using sustainable methods by working with female tanners & locally producing halal recycled leather via a process known as vegetable tanning. The assembling process is then passed on to the local artisans & handcrafted with love.
The cowrie shell was once one of the most successful and universal forms of currency in the world. In West Africa though, the humble shell worked its way into the cultural fiber, taking on a deeper symbolic and ritualistic meaning that has never been entirely lost.
Length: 12 Inches
Width: 15 Inches
Bottom: 10 Inches
Straps: 30 Inches