Jewelry in the flour jar and other lost traditions

Abraham Villarreal
3 min readMay 14, 2022
Photo by Arun Kuchibhotla on Unsplash.

I like it when I learn of old tricks-of-the-trade that were once commonly used by people who needed a shortcut or something to hide.

Like a flask of liquor in a Bible. I’ve always wondered when this tradition began and how it might have become one of those open secrets. Maybe it was a fiery fundamentalist preacher with one hand waving in the air and the other hand holding a…

Abraham Villarreal

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