HauntJaunts #ParaDayParT: Haunted Objects

Talking about haunted objects today over at Emz Newz.

Emz Newz

Welcome to my contribution to the Haunt Jaunts #ParaDayParT day!
Check out all the other participants here.

cmroch-72dpi-1500x2000(5)Today I’m going to talk about haunted objects, like in my recent short story published in Haunt Jaunts, Shadow People and Cursed Objects. My short “Bye, Bye Blackbird” is a tale about two flapper chicks who steal a cursed necklace, but don’t know it’s cursed.

My inspiration for this story came about while researching Bakelite jewelry. Designers such as Coco Chanel and Elsa Schiaprelli started making Bakelite jewelry in the 20’s. Mostly for costume jewelry, the fad caught on big time and is still a jewelry-collectors prize today. A lot of hub-bub over what is basically just plastic. But back then, it was a novel creation.

None of this sounds spooky until you consider that once the initial Bakelite fad started, artists and designers started experimenting by putting other objects in…

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