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Jack Sparrow's Pirate Beads is one of Captain Jack Sparrow's many trinkets. Made out of an ancient Burmese coin woven into Moroccan beads, this trinket appeared tied on Jack's bandana in the first three Pirates of the Caribbean films (also known as the Pirates trilogy), where it played a fairly prominent role in At World's End as one of the nine "pieces of eight". Among other appearances, Jack's trinket appears in the 2006 revamp of the original Disneyland attraction and other various media.

Background

According to the "Inside the Brethren Court" feature in the At World's End DVD, the Moroccan beads came from a French lady of questionable reputation. The coin is an ancient one from Siam, one of the first two bits he ever pirated.

Appearances

Films

The Pirates of the Caribbean Trilogy

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Jack wearing his pirate beads.

The pirate beads first appeared as one of Jack Sparrow's many trinkets in The Curse of the Black Pearl, first seen when Jack took off his hat and saluted to three pirate corpses hanging off the coast of Port Royal. For the majority of the films, Jack's trinket is always seen draping over his forehead, if not covered by a hat.

The item's importance wasn't shown until At World's End, where it was revealed that Jack Sparrow held one of the nine pieces of eight used to bind Calypso into human form. By the end of the parley between the Brethren Court and the East India Trading Company, Hector Barbossa sliced Jack's piece of eight and had his pet monkey retrieved it. Barbossa placed the item with the other pieces of eight, where they were burned in the incantation to release Calypso.

Video games

Kingdom Hearts II

The trinket can be seen worn on Jack's bandana in the game.

Pirates of the Caribbean: The Legend of Jack Sparrow

The trinket can be seen worn on Jack's bandana in the game.

LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean: The Video Game

The trinket can be seen worn on Jack's bandana in the game. Unlike the film series, Jack's trinket appears in the levels based on the fourth movie, On Stranger Tides.

Disney Parks

Pirates of the Caribbean

In the 2006 refurbishment of the attraction, Jack Sparrow can be seen wearing the trinket in three scenes: once near the magistrate-dunking sequence (though he also wears his hat), next seen hiding from the "Pooped Pirate" in a barrel, and last seen when Jack finds treasure at the ending of the ride.

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Notes and references

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Media
Films: The Curse of the Black PearlDead Man's ChestAt World's EndOn Stranger TidesDead Men Tell No Tales

Short film: Tales of the Code: Wedlocked
Books: Jack Sparrow prequel novelsPirates of the Caribbean: Legends of the Brethren CourtPirates of the Caribbean: The Price of FreedomPirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides: The Visual GuidePirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (Ultimate Sticker Book)
Video games: Pirates of the CaribbeanThe Legend of Jack SparrowPirates of the Caribbean OnlineDisney UniverseKingdom Hearts IIPirates of the Caribbean Multiplayer MobileLEGO Pirates of the Caribbean: The Video GamePirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (video game)Pirates of the Caribbean: Armada of the DamnedPirates of the Caribbean (pinball)Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (video game)Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (video game)Pirates of the Caribbean: Master of the Seas (App)Disney INFINITY

Disney Parks
Treasure CovePiratelandPirate TakeoverA Pirate's Adventure: Treasures of the Seven SeasEl Teatro FandangoJungle River Cruise: Pirate Takeover!Pirate's Lair on Tom Sawyer IslandPirates of the CaribbeanPirates of the Caribbean: Battle for the Sunken TreasureShipwreck ShoreSiren's RevengeThe Legend of Captain Jack Sparrow

Entertainment: Captain Jack Sparrow's Pirate TutorialEye of the Storm: Captain Jack’s Stunt SpectacularFantasmic!
Restaurants: Barbossa's BountyBlue Bayou RestaurantPintel & Ragetti's Grub to GrabThe Snackin’ KrakenTortuga TavernTortuga Treats
Shops: Doubloon MarketJolly GypsyPirates LeaguePirate Treasure
Firework: Celebrate the MagicIgnite the Dream: A Nighttime Spectacular of Magic and LightWorld of Color
Halloween: Mickey's Boo-to-You Halloween ParadeThe Nightmare Experiment

Characters
Jack SparrowHector BarbossaJoshamee GibbsWill TurnerElizabeth SwannJames NorringtonDavy JonesPintel and RagettiCutler BeckettIan MercerTia DalmaKrakenWeatherby SwannBootstrap Bill TurnerSao FengCaptain TeagueJack the MonkeyCottonMartyLeechAngelicaBlackbeardPhilip SwiftSyrenaTamaraMarinaMermaidsKing FerdinandKing George IIGiselleScarlettAnamariaRedcoatsBlack BartyJolly RogerPrison DogAuctioneer • Mungard • SpaniardMurtogg and MullroyTheodore GrovesCaptain Salazar • Marquis D'avis • Montezuma
Organizations
The Crew of the Black PearlThe Crew of the Flying DutchmanEast India Trading CompanyBrethren CourtSpaniard's crewZombie Officers
Locations
Isla TesoroPort Royal, JamaicaFort CharlesTortugaIsla de MuertaPelegostoIsla CrucesSingaporeDavy Jones' LockerShipwreck CoveLondon, EnglandSpainWhitecap BayFountain of Youth
Ships/Boats
Wicked WenchBlack PearlFlying DutchmanQueen Anne's RevengeHMS InterceptorHMS DauntlessHMS EndeavorJolly MonBarnacleDying Gull
Objects
Jack Sparrow's hatJack Sparrow's swordJack Sparrow's compassTreasure of CortésElizabeth Swann's gold medallionRagetti's wooden eyeJar of DirtDavy Jones' pipe organKey to the Dead Man's ChestDead Man's ChestMao Kun MapPirata CodexJack Sparrow's piece of eightSword of TritonJack Sparrow Voodoo DollChalices of CartagenaDark MagicVoodoo
Music
"Yo Ho (A Pirate's Life for Me)" • Theme park soundtrackSoundtrack Treasures CollectionSwashbuckling Sea Songs1966 soundtrackHe's a PiratePirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (soundtrack)Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (soundtrack)Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (soundtrack)Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (soundtrack)Pirates RemixedHoist the ColoursMy Jolly Sailor Bold
See Also
Pirates of the Caribbean Trading Card GameLiar's Dice

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