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Jewellery (Commonwealth English) or jewelry (American English) consists of decorative items worn for personal adornment, such as brooches, rings, necklaces, earrings, pendants, bracelets, and cufflinks. Jewellery may be attached to the body or the clothes. From a western perspective, the term is restricted to durable ornaments, excluding flowers for example. For many centuries metal such as gold often combined with gemstones, has been the normal material for jewellery, but other materials such as glass, shells and other plant materials may be used. Jewellery is one of the oldest types of archaeological artefact – with 100,000-year-old beads made from Nassarius shells thought to be the oldest known jewellery. The basic forms of jewellery vary between cultures but are often extremely long-lived; in European cultures the most common forms of jewellery listed above have persisted since ancient times, while other forms such as adornments for the nose or ankle, important in other cultures, are much less common. Jewellery may be made from a wide range of materials. Gemstones and similar materials such as amber and coral, precious metals, beads, and shells have been widely used, and enamel has often been important. In most cultures jewellery can be understood as a status symbol, for its material properties, its patterns, or for meaningful symbols. Jewellery has been made to adorn nearly every body part, from hairpins to toe rings, and even genital jewellery. In modern European culture the amount worn by adult males is relatively low compared with other cultures and other periods in European culture. The word jewellery itself is derived from the word jewel, which was anglicised from the Old French "jouel", and beyond that, to the Latin word "jocale", meaning plaything. In British English, Indian English, New Zealand English, Hiberno-English, Australian English, and South African English it is spelled jewellery, while the spelling is jewelry in American English. Both are used in Canadian English, though jewellery prevails by a two to one margin. In French and a few other European languages the equivalent term, joaillerie, may also cover decorated metalwork in precious metal such as objets d'art and church items, not just objects worn on the person.

Article Title : Jewellery
Article Snippet :Jewellery (Commonwealth English) or jewelry (American English) consists of decorative items worn for personal adornment, such as brooches, rings, necklaces
Article Title : List of jewellery types
Article Snippet :This list of jewelry types is a listing of most types of jewelry made. Crowns, including: Coronet Corolla (headgear) Shamsa Tiara Bolo tie Carcanet Choker
Article Title : Hardcore Pawn
Article Snippet :Dominick Productions for truTV about the day-to-day operations of American Jewelry and Loan, a family-owned and -operated pawn shop and broker in Detroit
Article Title : Costume jewelry
Article Snippet :imitation jewellery, imitated jewelry, trinkets, fashion jewelry, junk jewelry, fake jewelry, or fallalery. The term costume jewelry dates back to the early
Article Title : Pandora (jewelry)
Article Snippet :2020-11-08. Retrieved 2020-11-10. Mellor, Sophie (2021-05-04). "World's biggest jewelry giant shifts to lab-produced diamonds as millennials shun mined gems".
Article Title : Estate jewelry
Article Snippet :Antique Jewelry or Estate Jewelry (or Estate Jewellery), in a formal sense, is jewelry and often timepieces which are part of the 'estate' of a deceased
Article Title : Puzzle jewelry
Article Snippet :A piece of puzzle jewelry is a puzzle which can be worn by a person as jewelry. These puzzles can be both fully mechanically functional and aesthetically
Article Title : Grill (jewelry)
Article Snippet :grills or grillz), also known as fronts or golds, is a type of dental jewelry worn over the teeth. Grills are made of metal and are generally removable
Article Title : Jewellery design
Article Snippet :Years of Jewelry. ISBN 978-1-55407-395-5. "Jewellery Designing". Retrieved 21 July 2015. Cappellieri, Alba (2010). Twentieth-century Jewelry: From Art
Article Title : Kingold Jewelry
Article Snippet :Kingold Jewelry is a Chinese jewelry company with its headquarters in the Huangpu Science & Technology Park in Jiangan District, Wuhan, Hubei. It also

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