Jewellery

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Jewellery (British English) or jewelry (American English; see spelling differences) consists of decorative items worn for personal adornment, such as brooches, rings, necklaces, earrings, pendants, bracelets, and cufflinks.wikipedia
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Brooch

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Jewellery (British English) or jewelry (American English; see spelling differences) consists of decorative items worn for personal adornment, such as brooches, rings, necklaces, earrings, pendants, bracelets, and cufflinks.
A brooch is a decorative jewelry item designed to be attached to garments, often to hold them closed.

Necklace

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Jewellery (British English) or jewelry (American English; see spelling differences) consists of decorative items worn for personal adornment, such as brooches, rings, necklaces, earrings, pendants, bracelets, and cufflinks. Beaded jewellery commonly encompasses necklaces, bracelets, earrings, belts and rings.
A necklace is an article of jewelry that is worn around the neck.

Earring

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Jewellery (British English) or jewelry (American English; see spelling differences) consists of decorative items worn for personal adornment, such as brooches, rings, necklaces, earrings, pendants, bracelets, and cufflinks. Beaded jewellery commonly encompasses necklaces, bracelets, earrings, belts and rings.
An earring is a piece of jewelry attached to the ear via a piercing in the earlobe or another external part of the ear (except in the case of clip earrings, which clip onto the lobe).

Ring (jewellery)

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Jewellery (British English) or jewelry (American English; see spelling differences) consists of decorative items worn for personal adornment, such as brooches, rings, necklaces, earrings, pendants, bracelets, and cufflinks. Beaded jewellery commonly encompasses necklaces, bracelets, earrings, belts and rings.
A ring is a round band, usually of metal, worn as ornamental jewellery.

Bracelet

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Jewellery (British English) or jewelry (American English; see spelling differences) consists of decorative items worn for personal adornment, such as brooches, rings, necklaces, earrings, pendants, bracelets, and cufflinks. Beaded jewellery commonly encompasses necklaces, bracelets, earrings, belts and rings.
A bracelet is an article of jewellery that is worn around the wrist.

Gemstone

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For many centuries metal, often combined with gemstones, has been the normal material for jewellery, but other materials such as shells and other plant materials may be used. Gemstones and similar materials such as amber and coral, precious metals, beads, and shells have been widely used, and enamel has often been important.
A gemstone (also called a gem, fine gem, jewel, precious stone, or semi-precious stone) is a piece of mineral crystal which, in cut and polished form, is used to make jewelry or other adornments.

Amber

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Gemstones and similar materials such as amber and coral, precious metals, beads, and shells have been widely used, and enamel has often been important.
Amber is used in jewelry.

Nassarius

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It is one of the oldest type of archaeological artefact – with 100,000-year-old beads made from Nassarius shells thought to be the oldest known jewellery.
Several beads made from Nassarius gibbosulus shells are thought to be the earliest known forms of personal adornment, or even jewelry.

Bead

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Gemstones and similar materials such as amber and coral, precious metals, beads, and shells have been widely used, and enamel has often been important.
A pair of beads made from Nassarius sea snail shells, approximately 100,000 years old, are thought to be the earliest known examples of jewellery.

Adornment

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Jewellery (British English) or jewelry (American English; see spelling differences) consists of decorative items worn for personal adornment, such as brooches, rings, necklaces, earrings, pendants, bracelets, and cufflinks.
They have a long history, around the world, from feathers or bone, to modern accessories, such as jewellery.

Pendant

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Jewellery (British English) or jewelry (American English; see spelling differences) consists of decorative items worn for personal adornment, such as brooches, rings, necklaces, earrings, pendants, bracelets, and cufflinks.
It comes in the form of a loose-hanging piece of jewellery, generally attached by a small loop to a necklace, which may be known as a "pendant necklace".

Vitreous enamel

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Gemstones and similar materials such as amber and coral, precious metals, beads, and shells have been widely used, and enamel has often been important.
Enamelling is an old and widely adopted technology, for most of its history mainly used in jewelry and decorative art.

Genital jewellery

Jewellery has been made to adorn nearly every body part, from hairpins to toe rings, and even genital jewellery.
Genital jewellery, also known as sex jewellery and adult jewellery, is jewellery which is designed specifically for wear on or to accentuate the genitals.

Costume jewelry

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In costume jewellery, stainless steel findings are sometimes used.
Costume jewelry, imitated jewelry; trinkets, fashion jewelry, junk jewelry, fake jewelry, or fallalery is jewelry manufactured as ornamentation to complement a particular fashionable costume or garment as opposed to "real" (fine) jewelry, which may be regarded primarily as collectibles, keepsakes, or investments.

Precious metal

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Gemstones and similar materials such as amber and coral, precious metals, beads, and shells have been widely used, and enamel has often been important.
Although both have industrial uses, they are better known for their uses in art, jewelry, and coinage.

Hamsa

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These may take the form of symbols (such as the ankh), stones, plants, animals, body parts (such as the Khamsa), or glyphs (such as stylised versions of the Throne Verse in Islamic art).
The hamsa (خمسة khamsah;, also romanized khamsa; tafust) is a palm-shaped amulet popular throughout the Middle East and North Africa and commonly used in jewelry and wall hangings.

Beadwork

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Beaded jewellery commonly encompasses necklaces, bracelets, earrings, belts and rings.
Beads are used to create jewelry or other articles of personal adornment; they are also used in wall hangings and sculpture and many other artworks.

Culture

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Wearing of amulets and devotional medals to provide protection or ward off evil is common in some cultures.
In common parlance, culture is often used to refer specifically to the symbolic markers used by ethnic groups to distinguish themselves visibly from each other such as body modification, clothing or jewelry.

Artifact (archaeology)

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It is one of the oldest type of archaeological artefact – with 100,000-year-old beads made from Nassarius shells thought to be the oldest known jewellery.
Examples include stone tools, pottery vessels, metal objects such as weapons, and items of personal adornment such as buttons, jewelry and clothing.

Casting (metalworking)

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Silversmiths, goldsmiths, and lapidaries methods include forging, casting, soldering or welding, cutting, carving and "cold-joining" (using adhesives, staples and rivets to assemble parts).
Casting processes have been known for thousands of years, and have been widely used for sculpture (especially in bronze), jewellery in precious metals, and weapons and tools.

Culture of Africa

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Beading, or beadwork, is also very popular in many African and indigenous North American cultures.
Certain African cultures have always placed emphasis on personal appearance and jewelry has remained an important personal accessory.

Soldering

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Silversmiths, goldsmiths, and lapidaries methods include forging, casting, soldering or welding, cutting, carving and "cold-joining" (using adhesives, staples and rivets to assemble parts).
Jewelry components, machine tools and some refrigeration and plumbing components are often assembled and repaired by the higher temperature silver soldering process.

Amethyst

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Some gems, for example, amethyst, have become less valued as methods of extracting and importing them have progressed.
Amethyst is a semiprecious stone often used in jewelry and is the traditional birthstone for February.

Goldsmith

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Silversmiths, goldsmiths, and lapidaries methods include forging, casting, soldering or welding, cutting, carving and "cold-joining" (using adhesives, staples and rivets to assemble parts).
The trade has very often included jewellery-making skills, as well as the very similar skills of the silversmith.

Quartz

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Since antiquity, varieties of quartz have been the most commonly used minerals in the making of jewelry and hardstone carvings, especially in Eurasia.