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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mardi_Gras_throws

Mardi Gras throws are strings of beads, doubloons, cups, or other trinkets passed out or thrown ... "The Rich History of Mardi Gras's Cheap Trinkets". National ...

www.mardigrasneworleans.com/quartermardi.html

Flashing for Beads. Question: I've heard that it's a tradition on Bourbon Street for women to bare their breasts to the crowd for beads. Can someone explain this?

www.punchbowl.com/p/history-of-mardi-gras-beads

Mardi Gras beads have been popularized for their widespread use on Fat Tuesday in New Orleans. Each year, crowds of people line up to snag as many ...

www.bustle.com/articles/17016-why-do-women-flash-their-breasts-for-beads-at-mardi-gras-a-brief-history

Mar 3, 2014 ... French for the holiday known as Fat Tuesday, Mardi Gras is that special day for ... The tradition of bead throwing starts with their original colors.

www.mardigrasday.com/mardi-gras-info/the-history-behind-mardi-gras-beads

Throwing Mardi Gras beads is an important tradition of any Mardi Gras celebration, but how did this custom come to be? Read the full history of Mardi Gras ...

www.holidaypartysos.com/meaning-of-mardi-gras-beads.html

The meaning of Mardi Gras beads at your fingertips--when they started, what they 're made of, their significance. Party hearty with a real understanding of this ...

www.quora.com/What-is-the-significance-of-Mardi-Gras-beads-How-are-they-used

There's no significance, really, other than they are easy to throw and easy to collect since they go around your neck. While some parades would give souvenirs ...

www.ibtimes.com/mardi-gras-history-facts-real-meaning-behind-these-5-fat-tuesday-traditions-1558852

Mar 2, 2014 ... This year's Mardi Gras, a festival marked by an endless cyclone of feathers, costumes, beads and booze that whips through city streets all over ...

www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=Mardi%20Gras%20bead%20flash

A custom which originated in New Orleans, but has traveled easily elsewhere, where a young woman displays her boobs (breasts) for Mardi Gras glass bead ...