The History Of Chokers

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  • Published on:  Wednesday, June 14, 2017
  • Choker necklaces: a relic of the 1990s or the 2590s BC? I take a closer look into the history of one of my favorite trends from elementary school and adulthood: the choker. From gold beads to plastic, it's definitely evolved over the past few thousand years.

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    Ancient Egyptian jewellery / Ann Ronan Pictures
    Jewellery from the 'Royal Cemetery' at Ur, Sumeria, Ancient Iraq, Early Dynastic III, about 2600 BC. / CM Dixon
    Vogue 1926 / Edward Steichen
    Vogue 1924 / Edward Steichen
    Gundestrup Cauldron / CM Dixon
    Masai women performing a traditional dance in a Masai / Wolfgang Kaehler
    Portrait of a Masai women with glass bead jewelry in a Masai / Wolfgang Kaehler
    Thousands of Zulu maidens gather for annual Reed Dance /  Per-Anders Pettersson
    Young Zulu women, South Africa / De Agostini Picture Library
    Countrywoman in traditional clothing of Lower Austria, wearing a scarf and a struma necklace, 1867, Photograph / Imagno
    1862: Queen Victoria of Great Britain (1819 - 1901) / Hulton Archive
    August 1899 Cover of the Poster Magazine by Albert Morrow / Historical Picture Archive
    Victorian Hairstyle / General Photographic Agency
    Rihanna's 8th Album Artwork Reveal / Christopher Polk
    Street Style At The 2015 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival / Rachel Murray

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    7000s Years Of Jewelry
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  • Safiya Nygaard  (Jun 14, 2017))

    HELLO BBs!! i hope you guys had some fun learning about some ancient chokers 😂 , let me know if you are interested in other topics like this! also, let me know if you got a notif!! <3

  • Kimchi Yumm  (Jan 19, 2019))

    Look at Eliza from Hamilton irl

  • Alexandria Neudorf  (Jan 19, 2019))

    Yes, please do more history videos! So interesting.

  • Sydney L.  (Jun 14, 2017))

    *wears choker*oh ya, I'm just going for that fashinable lesbian grunge hooker ballarina princess of tribes look today

  • Gacha Girl  (Jan 29, 2019))

    +Henry Ettoit A choker doesn't make a women a "Skank" It means she has her own fashion choice. And it kinda seems like your more into looks then personality. And also, girls aren't gold diggers. At least most arent.

  • angela violet  (Jan 25, 2019))

    Sydney L. i have 22 chokers

  • Omar Almubayd  (Jan 2, 2018))

    Beautiful informative video...thank you very much...that is the content I superscribed for.

  • kayla janae  (Nov 16, 2018))

    bOb rOsS dicc girl shut up there's something called a damn typo

  • Alannah Sheedy  (Nov 12, 2018))

    I agree actually good content

  • Hannah Henderson  (Mar 25, 2018))

    We should all applaud Saf for the invention of the phrase "Dressed to Depress".

  • Saimeren  (Oct 15, 2018))

    You're not wrong.

  • evil mushroom  (Oct 15, 2018))

    Dressed to depress was a song by murderdolls in 2002 👍

  • Paige McKenna  (Dec 31, 2017))

    Do the history of period products! Please?


  • leah needs bts  (Dec 31, 2018))

    Lol yesss

  • Mr Alpaca  (Oct 6, 2018))

    Any one realise that she kept changing her chokers like if u did

  • Lisey Loves drums  (Jan 26, 2019))

    Mr Alpaca yeah 😆

  • deadlyNightshade789  (Jun 16, 2017))

    my history nerd's heart is crying tears of joy right now

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  • Names suck  (Jun 20, 2018))

    Black woven chokers could be a sighn of lesbianism I better get me a black choker then

  • Drea Draws Art  (Jan 18, 2019))

    **searches amazon**

  • hey its hannah Delong  (Jan 5, 2019))

    Already wearing one

  • Learn and Play Everyday  (Feb 15, 2018))

    History of lingerie

  • Gouri Maitra  (Dec 13, 2018))

    +Patton Sanders as if lingerie is not necessary

  • Patton Sanders  (Nov 26, 2018))

    You guys are gross

  • Fangirl Yo  (Sep 23, 2018))

    Safiya: Secret lesbianismMe: You called?

  • Nat G  (Dec 12, 2018))

    Same tho??