Spring 2017

The Definitive History of the Choker - 5000 years and counting

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The Definitive History of the Choker - 5000 years and counting

Chokers, choker, chokers.... they're the fashion rage of 2017.........but the choker is not new to this world. Chokers can be traced back to ancient times, back to a time when most civilizations lived in constant fear of displeasing any number of imaginary gods. Jewelry was worn more for health, or superstitious/ritualistic purposes, rather than as the fashion accessory we use it as today.  Much like garlic is worn fictitiously to ward off Vampires, the predecessors to our beloved choker's were once worn for protection too.   Ancient Chokers  This ancient Egyptian choker found in Giza, Egypt is believed to be from the IV...

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Currency

Currency

Our store is located on the west coast of Canada. We have received a few messages asking if we are American because our prices are mostly in USD. We price this way because it is easier for people overseas. As we are an online Canadian based store and dealing with the world market, we use the U.S dollar has the benchmark. Worldwide it is easier for people to convert from their dollar to U.S funds. In fact, many people have the conversion factor memorized, so where ever they go they can convert their dollar to another.

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Scuba diving on Aitutaki, Cook Islands, desert island ATM's, whale sharks, nuclear sub's, Facebook, Instagram and the real Boho.

Scuba diving on Aitutaki, Cook Islands, desert island ATM's, whale sharks, nuclear sub's, Facebook, Instagram and the real Boho.

  Back in the 90's, I was on a scuba diving adventure on a Cook Islands outer Island by the name of Aitutaki. On the island, the locals hand squeezed coconut's to make coconut oil. Back then you were lucky if you found an ATM in a major city, not to mention one with a PLUS symbol, which meant you could 'probably' withdraw funds from your own home bank, in your country of residence.  These were the days before cell phones, voicemail, internet, computers, Netflix and the worst fate ever......these were the days before Facebook, Instagram and SnapChat. How we...

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Welcome......please comment

Welcome......please comment

Hi Guys, Happy weekend!! We have only been in business since January and would love to know what you think. Yesterday, 447 people went through our Shopify storehttps://balooosee.myshopify.com/ . A huge Thank You to you all. Please post in the comments below, or in a private message what you would like to see more, or less of. May be there is a product you want that we don't carry, let us know, we will try hard to find it. We have been studying the metrics and trends etc, as it is always fun to have a product when it is just...

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