Cowrie Earrings

By Zigleys

Our best-selling cowrie hair charm, now in a set so you can wear it as earrings, is a must-have statement piece that transcends trends and stands the test of time. Throughout African history, Cowrie shells have symbolized protection, wealth, and fertility.

Combining the enduring durability of 18K gold with the rich symbolism and longevity of cowrie shells, our fusion earrings become a cherished heirloom, connecting you to your heritage and culture for years to come.

Each natural cowrie shell is hand-selected with the highest standards of ethical sourcing. Paired with our heavy-duty 18K gold links and Z-Hoop, these earrings offer a captivating blend of elegance and legacy.

Due to natural variations in Cowrie shells, each piece boasts subtle differences, making your piece truly one-of-a-kind.

Charm Earrings FAQ's

Are Zigleys charms and earrings the same?

Yes, Zigleys earrings are the exact same as the Zigleys charms, they're just sold as a set.

If you have Zigleys charms, you can wear them as earrings. And you can also wear Zigleys earrings in your locs, braids or twists as hair jewelry.

How can I wear and style earrings?

Our earrings are incredibly versatile because they can also be worn as hair charms.

Check out our style guide for inspiration!

How do I put on Zigleys earrings?

Open the Z Hoop, put it through your ear, and then push it closed until you hear the *click.*

For a visual demonstration, check out this video.

Will showering/swimming/sitting under the dryer/hair detoxing/ etc. damage my piece?

No! As long as you take care to avoid scratching your Zigleys, feel free to continue your usual lifestyle and hair care routine without worrying about your pieces diminishing. You can clean your Zigleys as needed by boiling in water with liquid soap.