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What is a choker necklace used for?
Last Updated: 17th March, 2020
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Similarly, it is asked, what is the purpose of a choker?
A woman does NOT wear a choker or any other kindof seemingly “provocatively insinuating” garment toshow anything other than it's something SHE wants to wear. It's anecklace. An accessory. It's something females (or males) tend wearthat is merely meant to display a sense of individualism andself-pride.
Beside above, what era were chokers popular? Queen Alexandra of Denmark, wife of the British king,Edward VII, wore chokers often. She made them popularthroughout the 1800s and the early 1900s. They were stillpopular through the 1920s, but fell off in the 30s. In the1940s, they were referred to as "dog collars."
Beside above, what are chokers originally made for?
Often made with gold or lapis, the necklaces werethought to be protective and imbued with special powers.Chokers were also later worn in the First CenturyA.D. They are mentioned in the Talmud, book Shabbat, chapter 6 as acommon women's accessory.
What does a necklace symbolize?
They often serve ceremonial, religious, magical, orfunerary purposes and are also used as symbols of wealth andstatus, given that they are commonly made of precious metals andstones.