Definitions for: Jewelry


[n] an adornment (as a bracelet or ring or necklace) made of precious metals and set with gems (or imitation gems)



Webster (1913) Definition: Jew"el*ry, n. [Cf. F. joaillerie.]
1. The art or trade of a jeweler. --Cotgrave.

2. Jewels, collectively; as, a bride's jewelry.

Synonyms: jewellery

See Also: adornment, band, bangle, bead, bijou, bracelet, clip, cufflink, earring, gem, gemstone, jewel, necklace, pin, precious stone, ring, stone, tie clip




Famous Quotes Containing Jewelry:


Jewelry takes people's minds off your wrinkles.

-- Sonja Henie (Norwegian Athlete)

I majored in fashion design in school, and I have always wanted to design my own line of clothing, jewelry, and stuff like that; so this was just a step for me in that direction.

-- Diana Ross (American Actress)

There were no jewelry hidden. Walt wanted this atmosphere: They were supposed to live here, they've been outside somewhere, but they could come back at any minute and catch us.

-- John Hench (American Artist)

But I do mean to say, I have heard her declare, When at the same moment she had on a dress Which cost five hundred dollars, and not a cent less, And jewelry worth ten times more, I should guess, That she had not a thing in the wide world to wear!

-- William Allen Butler ( -)

But the Milanese have made bad choices, bad fashion, and bad jewelry.

-- Christian Lacroix (French Designer)

Men who have a pierced ear are better prepared for marriage - they've experienced pain and bought jewelry.

-- Rita Rudner (American Comedian)

I think men who have a pierced ear are better prepared for marriage. They've experienced pain and bought jewelry.

-- Rita Rudner (American Comedian)

Well, I never studied design and I went to art school to study art, you know, sculpture and things like that, and ended up making things like sculpture and started making chairs and jewelry together and that's how I started.

-- Marc Newson (Australian Designer)

Will the people in the cheaper seats clap your hands? And the rest of you, if you'll just rattle your jewelry.

-- John Lennon (English Musician)

I have tons of jewelry. I like to wear a lot of it.

-- Amber Tamblyn (American Actress)

Jewelry, to me, is a pain in the derriere, because you have to be watching it all the time.

-- Eartha Kitt (American Actress)

I am happy to receive any items of jewelry.

-- Katie Price (english Model)

In both business and personal life, I've always found that travel inspires me more than anything else I do. Evidence of the languages, cultures, scenery, food, and design sensibilities that I discover all over the world can be found in every piece of my jewelry.

-- Ivanka Trump (American Businessman)

At a flea market I always head for the junk jewelry table first.

-- Ethel Merman (American Musician)


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