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love beads

pl.n.
Small beads on a necklace, especially when worn as a symbol of love and peace, originally by hippies.

love′ beads`


n.pl.
a necklace of beads worn as a symbol of peace.
[1965–70]
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The 1960s were represented by the anarchic, free-form, sexually unbound look of mini-skirts, love beads and afros.
Pufnstuf", from Altamont to "The Partridge Family", "Groovy: When Flower Power Bloomed in Pop Culture" is a far-out trip to the era of lava lamps and love beads.
Leaving: six and a half million long-playing albums and singles; 44 television programs; David Cassidy lunch boxes; David Cassidy bubble gum; David Cassidy coloring books and David Cassidy pens; not to mention several millions of teen magazines, wall stickers, love beads, posters and photo albums.
Ziggy's appearance was a watershed moment in fashion, marking a shift away from the long hair, jeans and love beads of the 1960s.
In the early Seventies, I had shoulder-length hair, bell-bottom pants, love beads and shirts that laced up at the front.
Or does his work define the age in which we live as surely as flowers and love beads conjure up seminal scenes of another era--or for that matter, Greek figures dancing around the belt of 2000 year old amphorae?
At least he isn't wearing love beads and quoting Grateful Dead songs, but the wannabe-cool GOP presidential hopeful Jon Huntsman needs to have someone sit him down to tell him what century we're in.
But there is a vast selection of other gifts, including charm bracelets, eternity rings, love beads, handmade gold chains and designer watches.
I'd be wearing a black leather jacket and trousers and an MC5 T-shirt and they'd be dancing around in flower tops with love beads.
This year's theme is a "'70s Rock Party," where conference participants can dress in bell bottoms, tie-dyed T-shirts and love beads.
DO you pack a kaftan, love beads and a stash of recreational herbs or an Armani suit and a Blackberry as you head for Hedgestock?
Also popular are bell-bottoms, psychedelic prints, go-go boots and love beads.