Beautiful Purple Ringtop Cowrie Shells 1/2 - 1 Inches Each Approx Lot of 20 Strong shells, thick and will not break easily. Seashells represent the water element. They are associated with the moon which drives the ocean tides. These shells have been cleansed with dead sea salt for 24 hours and charged by the light of the moon for 8 hours. Please feel free to re-cleanse or recharge if you would like. Seashells have strong protective properties and are intended to keep you safe from harm. Aphrodite, the Greek Goddess of Love was born from a seashell and it is one of her main symbols.