COWRIE


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COWRIECollaborative Offshore Wind Research Into the Environment (UK)
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These two premises accepted there could be little doubt that Schneider would prove trustworthy in so far as accepting the command of the Cowrie was concerned; after that Kai Shang knew that he could find means to coerce the man into submission to his further wishes.
Each knew that in the heart of the others was sufficient treachery to make it unsafe for any member of the party to go ashore leaving the others in possession of the Cowrie, so not more than two or three men at a time were ever permitted aboard the vessel unless all the balance of the company was there too.
The knowledge that he alone could navigate the Cowrie had, up to now, been sufficient assurance of his safety; but quite evidently something had occurred of which he had no knowledge that would make it quite worth the while of his co-conspirators to eliminate him.
Cowrie shells are attached to the ends of strings and tied in clusters around the middle of each string, forming a raised band of shells across the centre of the arrangement.
The significance of the Centre at Cowrie Place is that for the first time, all the Department and agencies involved in the management of border control will operate under one roof.
He kept part of the old harness, which was decorated with cowrie shells.
The Sasana Kijang's architectural concept is inspired from the shape of the Cowrie shell, a popular form of money in the Malay Peninsula during the 3rd century with its building facade derived from the geometric patterns of traditional Malaysian songket motifs, reflecting the hand woven fabric designs.
They wore bark cloth adorned with cowrie shells, feathers and whistles.
She first used ceramic materials to mimic other media such as bark cloth or cowrie shells, until she later incorporated non-ceramic but refractory materials fused with clay to make the objects themselves.
Polo named it porcellane which referred to the cowrie shell, used as currency in the Orient in those days.