amulet

amulet

/ˈæmjəɫət/
noun
a piece of jewelry that some wear around their neck and consider as a form of protection against evil, disease, etc.

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ankh

ankh

/ˈænk/
noun
an object or design similar to a cross with a loop on top, considered to be the sign of life in ancient Egypt

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anklet

anklet

/ˈæŋkɫɪt/
noun
a piece of jewelry that is worn around the ankle

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bangle

bangle

/ˈbæŋɡəɫ/
noun
a rigid piece of jewelry in a circular shape worn around the wrist

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bauble

bauble

/ˈbɔbəɫ/
noun
a showy piece of jewelry, low in artistic value or price

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bead

bead

/ˈbid/
noun
one of a series of small balls of wood, glass, etc. with a hole in the middle that a string can go through to make a rosary or necklace, etc.

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bling

bling

/blˈɪŋ/
noun
showy and shiny piece of jewelry or similar expensive accessory worn to attract attention

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bracelet

bracelet

/ˈbɹeɪsɫət/
noun
An ornamental item, worn on the wrist or arm

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brooch

brooch

/ˈbɹoʊtʃ/, /ˈbɹutʃ/
noun
a piece of jewelry that is pinned to the garment

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cameo

cameo

/ˈkæmiˌoʊ/
noun
a piece of jewelry oval in shape with a portrait of a woman's head carved into a background with a different color

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chain

chain

/ˈtʃeɪn/
noun
a decorative chain (a series of connected metal rings) worn around the neck as jewelry

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charm

charm

/ˈtʃɑɹm/
noun
a small object worn on a necklace or bracelet, mostly as a form of decoration, which some believe might bring good luck

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clasp

clasp

/ˈkɫæsp/
noun
a metal device such as a hook that is used to fasten a belt, piece of jewelry, etc.

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cufflink

cufflink

/kˈʌflɪŋk/
noun
each of the pair of decorative buttons linked to a man's shirt cuff

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earring

earring

/ˈiɹɪŋ/, /ˈɪɹɪŋ/
noun
a piece of jewelry worn on the ear

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engagement ring

engagement ring

/ɛnɡˈeɪdʒmənt ɹˈɪŋ/
noun
a ring that someone gives their partner after agreeing to marry each other

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gold

gold

/ˈɡoʊɫd/
noun
a valuable yellow-colored metal that is used for making jewelry

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hoop

hoop

/ˈhup/
noun
a circular earing made of metal or other material

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choker

choker

/tʃˈoʊkɚ/
noun
necklace that fits tightly around a woman's neck

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band

band

/ˈbænd/
noun
jewelry consisting of a circlet of precious metal (often set with jewels) worn on the finger

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pin

pin

/ˈpɪn/
noun
a piece of jewelry that is pinned onto the wearer's garment

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nose ring

nose ring

/nˈoʊz ɹˈɪŋ/
noun
a ring worn in a person's nose as decoration or put in an animal's nose to lead it

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toe ring

toe ring

/toʊ ɹɪŋ/
noun
*** a ring made out of metals and non-metals worn on any of the toes

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clip-on earring

clip-on earring

/klɪp ɑn ˈɪrɪŋz/
noun
***a piece of jewelry that hang on the ear lobe as opposed to items that go through it

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karat

karat

/ˈkɛɹət/
noun
a unit to measure the purity of gold, the purest gold being 24 karats

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locket

locket

/ˈɫɑkɪt/
noun
a small decorative case, usually made of valuable metal, which a memento can be kept inside and is worn around the neck on a chain or necklace

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medallion

medallion

/məˈdæɫjən/
noun
a piece of jewelry that is round and flat, which is worn around the neck on a chain

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necklace

necklace

/ˈnɛkɫəs/
noun
a piece of jewelry, consisting of a chain, string of beads, etc. worn around the neck as decoration

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nose ring

nose ring

/nˈoʊz ɹˈɪŋ/
noun
a ring worn in a person's nose as decoration or put in an animal's nose to lead it

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trinket

trinket

/ˈtɹɪŋkət/
noun
a small decorative object worn as jewelry that is not much valuable

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wristlet

wristlet

/ɹˈɪslət/
noun
a band or bracelet worn around the wrist

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jeweled headdress

jeweled headdress

/dʒˈuːəld hˈɛddɹɛs/
noun
a headdress adorned with jewels

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jeweler

jeweler

/ˈdʒuəɫɝ/, /ˈdʒuɫɝ/
noun
someone who makes jewelry

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jewelry store

jewelry store

/dʒˈuːəlɹi stˈoːɹ/
noun
a firm that sells and buys jewelry

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pierced earring

pierced earring

noun
*** specially-designed earrings that have a sharp tip to pierce earlobes and the outer ear cartilage

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jewelry maker

jewelry maker

/dʒˈuːəlɹi mˈeɪkɚ/
noun
someone who makes jewelry

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piercing

piercing

/ˈpɪɹsɪŋ/
noun
a piece of jewelry that is attached to a part of the body that has been pierced

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platinum

platinum

/ˈpɫætənəm/, /ˈpɫætnəm/
noun
a valuable silver-gray heavy metal that is highly unreactive and ductile, used in jewelry making, medicine and a range of other industries

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ring

ring

/ˈɹɪŋ/
noun
a piece of jewelry that we wear on our finger, consisting of a round, small band of metal (gold, silver, etc.), and often decorated with precious stones

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silver

silver

/ˈsɪɫvɝ/
noun
a shiny grayish-white metal of high value that heat and electricity can move through it and is used in jewelry making, tableware, coins, electronics, etc.

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