History Of The Cowries Luck Charm A Cowrie or also spelled cowry is a name given to some small and large sea snails, gastropod mollusks, and comes from the Cyrpaeidae family. Certain species of cowrie shells have been used for currency in many areas of the world, with high use as jewelry, for games, and as ceremonial pieces. At one time in history, the cowrie was a worldwide form of shell money. It is found mostly in the Indian Ocean…