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A choker is a short narrow necklace that is worn close to a woman's throat, sometimes having an attached pendant.
Examples in Sumerian jewelry consisted of adjacent triangles of gold and lapis lazuli alternately inverted.
From: An Illustrated Dictionary of Jewelry, autor: Harold Newman, publishers: Thames and Hudson