Maldivas Pantone

The cowry shells are possibly one of the oldest amulets known.

Native of the Maldives, they are considered the oldest coins in the world. They were used as a symbol of fertility and richness by many cultures in Africa, Asia and the Pacific islands.

Cowries found diving in the Maldives.

Painted with the sea tones and the vegetation of these islands.

Painting 50 x50 cm.