What did you get me for my birthday?!

Imagine this conversation around 150,000 years ago, when several painted clam shells were strung together on wild flax to form the earliest necklace ever discovered. They were found during excavations in a cave in northern Israel. It is also the earliest known use of string.

https://www.timesofisrael.com/worlds-1st-necklace-prehistoric-painted-shells-once-on-twine-found-in-israel/

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