a Choker Romance

By Xah Lee. Date: . Last updated: .

Have you heard a story where, the guy met a ravishingly beautiful girl, slept with her, then next day, waking up, she's not moving. When he unclasped the necklace that covers her neck, her head rolled off on the floor! [see The Adventure of the German Student]

Choker, what a beautiful word. Now let's look at some chokers.

cloisonne enamel choker
“Cloisonné Enamel Choker” http://www.etsy.com/listing/60432769/cloisonne-enamel-choker-headband-or-belt

Wondering what is “Cloisonné”? Cloisonné is an ancient technique for decorating metalwork objects.

cloisonne 2020-08-07 S68J7
cloisonne, Wikipedia 2020-08-07
damask choker
“Damask Choker” Source etsy.com

Damask (Arabic: دمسق‎) is a reversible figured fabric of silk, wool, linen, cotton, or synthetic fibers, with a pattern formed by weaving.

rosethorn choker
“Rosethorn Choker” Source etsy.com
renaissance flower choker
“renaissance flower choker” image source