Jewelry

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Jewelry

Gems, gold, silver and other precious items worn as personal accessories. Jewelry is often worn on a daily basis, and is also kept as a family heirloom (and worn rarely). Because jewelry is both small and expensive, it is a target for thieves and may easily be lost. Some jewelry owners purchase jewelry insurance, which protects against these possibilities.
References in classic literature ?
The two piastres that Luigi received every month from the Count of San-Felice's steward, and the price of all the little carvings in wood he sold at Rome, were expended in ear-rings, necklaces, and gold hairpins.
He gave it to me, and with the necklace I make over to you all the duty of remembering the original giver.
But as if by magic she had already donned them-- necklace, ear-rings, bracelets, and all.
I understand that the emerald necklace she wore at the Opera last Friday had been sent on approval from Ball and Black's in the afternoon.
Sir Leicester glancing, with magnificent displeasure, at the rouge and the pearl necklace.
In their opinion the emerald necklace alone must be worth thousands of pounds.
I shall always value the necklace, and it was very kind of you to give it me.
Finally an old fellow with many ornaments of metal about his arms and legs, and a necklace of dried human hands depending upon his chest, entered the hut.
All the time the story was being told she sat upright, glancing now at her beautiful round arm, altered in shape by its pressure on the table, now at her still more beautiful bosom, on which she readjusted a diamond necklace.
It was no great collection, but a few of the ornaments were really of remarkable beauty, the finest that was obvious at first being a necklace of purple amethysts set in exquisite gold work, and a pearl cross with five brilliants in it.
To make a necklace for playing Indian Chief," explained Davy, climbing upon Anne's lap.
Jack Pumpkinhead arrived, wearing a pair of new, white kid gloves; and he brought a birthday present for Ozma consisting of a necklace of pumpkin-seeds.