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Necklace toss is part of Mardi Gras tradition - The Galveston County Daily News : Local News

July 29, 2014

Necklace toss is part of Mardi Gras tradition

Posted: Sunday, March 2, 2014 12:14 am | Updated: 11:10 am, Sun Mar 2, 2014.

GALVESTON — The trick to bead throwing is to ball the necklace up a little before you toss it. Treating it like a pair of Spanish bolas makes the plastic chain liable to snap before it reaches it target.

“You find somebody and you throw it gently to them,” said Hita Dickson, before handing a reporter a pair necklaces.

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