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Metal + Shell Cowrie Octopus

Metal + Cowrie Shell Octopus

This pewter and Cowrie shell decorative octopus will be a great addition to your desk, shelf, or curiosity display! Legend of the Puget Sound, the Seattle Kraken is an iconic decorative addition to any home. 

The Cowrie shell called “leho” is an octopuses called he'e, favorite snack and in the early 1900's Hawaiians used the cowrie since it is irresistible to octopuses, as a lure to capture the octopus.  One of the only sea creatures that can eat a cowry shell is the octopus that uses its hard beak to drill a hole in the top of the cowry shell and eat the soft snail inside. 

6" Metal octopus with natural conch shell (each one varies depending on the nature made shell) 

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