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They sound like something you wouldn’t want to sit on, but the reinforced stitches that replaced rivets on back pockets were added for just that purpose. A way to secure pockets without scratching things up.

Todays, bartacks are found in various places on jeans, including pocket corners, belt loops, crotch joint, and more.

Denim glossary - bartack
The bartacks on Indigofera jeans made from their sulphur black Gunpowder denim are yellow, which really make them stand out.