Coconut Palm Shell
The Coconut palm is highly valuable. Every part of the Cocos Nucifera has some human uses. There are more than 1000 uses of the Coconut palm tree.
A coconut shell can be used to make tableware. Cutted horizontally, cleaned inside and outside and finally dried the shell is used to create drinking cups, bowls, spoons, napkin rings, chopsticks and trays. The coconut tableware is unique way to serve meal and bring the tropics to you home.
The coconut shell is also used to make coconut jewelry such as beads, necklaces, earings, bracelets and bangles. Natural material makes perfect jewelry accessories. All pieces have very unique characteristics and vary in colors and shapes. It can be also carved out to create coconut buttons for hawaiian aloha shirts.
The dried coconut shell is used as floor shines to buff floors in the Philippines and Jamaica .
The shell of the coconut is a good source of charcoal. It is used widely as industrial and stove fuel. The shell charcoal is used to produce activated carbon.
The dried coconut shell is can be used as the base of musical instruments such as Chinese yehu and banhu and vietnamese dan qao.
The dried shell can be turned into ceremonial bra for women.
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