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They're unfashionable, plain and boring. But for most business people, they're an office necessity.
Whether you've been forced to wear one while attending a conference or tradeshow, or you need one simply to enter your office building, chances are you've worn a lanyard sporting your credentials. Thanks to the prevalence and tackiness of rope lanyards, two sisters-in-law decided to create more stylish, colorful necklaces they named BooJee Beads, after the nickname of one of their children.