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US elections: Michelle Obama's necklace and power of political jewellery

Made by a small company owned by Chari Cuthbert, the necklace was designed "for powerhouse women who let their voices be heard, especially at the polls"

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Michelle Obama in the necklace that went viral. Democratic National Convention

Elizabeth Shaw | The Conversation
The necklace worn by Michelle Obama while addressing the Democratic National Convention — a fine gold chain spelling out the word VOTE in spaced, sans serif letters — has gone viral.
Made by a small company owned by Chari Cuthbert, the necklace was designed “for powerhouse women who let their voices be heard, especially at the polls”.
Using jewellery to communicate a message is neither new or unusual. Archaeologists have described finding body adornments as “the closest thing to finding prehistoric thought.” Most jewellery, whether a ring or

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First Published: Aug 25 2020 | 9:05 AM IST

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