Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Poker Chip Necklace

Just thought I would share some new necklaces that I made. I created these from antique poker chips that I found while out treasure hunting one day. They are green, orange and an off white in $100, $25 and $5 increments. On the back they have the initials "WHP." Are you familiar with the story behind initialed poker chips? During the prohibition years 1920-1933 illegal clubs sprang up like weeds throughout America and were a major source of income for chip manufacturers of that time. Each company used one or more unique mold designs that were marketed for club use. The club owners would special order their chips often with their initials or the initials of the club. You can find these beauties for sale at Riverwalk.

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