jewellery

Definitions of jewellery
  1. noun
    an adornment (as a bracelet or ring or necklace) made of precious metals and set with gems (or imitation gems)
    synonyms: jewelry
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    bead
    a small ball with a hole through the middle
    bijou
    a small and delicately worked piece
    bling, bling bling
    flashy, ostentatious jewelry
    bangle, bracelet
    jewelry worn around the wrist for decoration
    clip
    an article of jewelry that can be clipped onto a hat or dress
    cufflink
    jewelry consisting of one of a pair of linked buttons used to fasten the cuffs of a shirt
    earring
    jewelry to ornament the ear; usually clipped to the earlobe or fastened through a hole in the lobe
    gem, jewel, precious stone
    a precious or semiprecious stone incorporated into a piece of jewelry
    necklace
    jewelry consisting of a cord or chain (often bearing gems) worn about the neck as an ornament (especially by women)
    pin
    a piece of jewelry that is pinned onto the wearer's garment
    band, ring
    jewelry consisting of a circlet of precious metal (often set with jewels) worn on the finger
    tie clip
    a piece of jewelry that holds a man's tie in place
    ankle bracelet, anklet
    an ornament worn around the ankle
    annulet
    a small ring
    armilla
    (archeology) a bracelet worn around the wrist or arm
    breastpin, broach, brooch
    a decorative pin worn by women
    bugle
    a tubular glass or plastic bead sewn onto clothing for decoration
    chain, strand, string
    a necklace made by a stringing objects together
    chain
    a linked or connected series of objects
    choker, collar, dog collar, neckband
    necklace that fits tightly around a woman's neck
    crown jewel
    a precious stone that is a valuable part of a sovereign's regalia
    engagement ring
    a ring given and worn as a sign of betrothal
    mourning ring
    a ring worn as a memorial to a dead person
    drop earring, eardrop, pendant earring
    an earring with a pendant ornament
    ringlet
    a small ring
    scatter pin
    small pin usually worn in groups of two or more
    seal ring, signet ring
    a ring bearing a signet
    solitaire
    a gem (usually a diamond) in a setting by itself
    stickpin
    a decorative pin that is worn in a necktie
    scarfpin, tie tack, tiepin
    a pin used to hold the tie in place
    wedding band, wedding ring
    a ring (usually plain gold) given to the bride (and sometimes one is also given to the groom) at the wedding
    diamond
    a transparent piece of diamond that has been cut and polished and is valued as a precious gem
    ruby
    a transparent piece of ruby that has been cut and polished and is valued as a precious gem
    pearl
    a smooth lustrous round structure inside the shell of a clam or oyster; much valued as a jewel
    emerald
    a transparent piece of emerald that has been cut and polished and is valued as a precious gem
    sapphire
    a transparent piece of sapphire that has been cut and polished and is valued as a precious gem
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    adornment
    a decoration of color or interest that is added to relieve plainness
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