Jewelry (noun)

Ornaments, such as necklaces, bracelets, and earrings, that are made of precious metals and gems and are worn for personal adornment.


Mid 16th century: from french joaillerie, from joailler "to set with jewels", from joyau "jewel".


  1. She always wore her grandmother's jewelry on special occasions.
  2. The jewelry store had a wide selection of diamonds and gold.
  3. His wife was admiring the beautiful jewelry in the window display.
  4. The jewelry was passed down through generations in the family.
  5. The actress was wearing several pieces of expensive jewelry to the awards show.
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