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/ˈdʒu əl ri/
articles of gold, silver, precious stones, etc., for personal adornment.
any ornaments for personal adornment, as necklaces or cuff links, including those of base metals, glass, plastic, or the like.
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There are also many gold and silver shops, though this is where stolen
Archaeologists have since found their bones, as well as the
and other precious objects they wore in their final hours.
IT is easy to spot the
booths at crafts fairs.
to express your personality or, better yet, use your conversation.
While it's fashionable to decry the increase in gold prices, consumers can avoid this buy putting off
Lost-wax casting is a way to reproduce a sculpture or piece of
directly from an original.
The shape is also used in decorative
and western art by local and regional artists.
Both startups plan to use the diamond
business to finance their attempt to reshape the semiconducting world.
is an easy item to spark small talk, so wear only what you want to talk about.
British Dictionary definitions for
objects that are worn for personal adornment, such as bracelets, rings, necklaces, etc, considered collectively
the art or business of a jeweller
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Don't ever wear artistic jewelry; it wrecks a woman's reputation.
(...) hands? All the rest of you, if you'll just rattle your jewelry.
I had very good dentures once. Some magnificent gold work. It's the only form of jewelry a man can...