Deutsch: Schmuck / Español: Joyeria / Português: Joalharia / Français: Joaillerie / Italiano: Gioielleria
Jewellery or jewelry is small decorative items worn for personal adornment, such as brooches, rings, necklaces, earrings, and bracelets. Jewellery may be attached to the body or the clothes, and the term is restricted to durable ornaments, excluding flowers for example.
In the fashion context, "jewelry" refers to decorative accessories that are worn to enhance or complement an outfit. Jewelry can be made from a variety of materials, including precious metals, gemstones, and glass beads, and can range from simple and understated to bold and ornate. Here are some examples of different types of jewelry:
- Earrings - decorative pieces worn on the earlobes, often in the form of studs, hoops, or dangling designs
- Necklaces - decorative chains or cords worn around the neck, often featuring pendants or charms
- Bracelets - decorative bands worn around the wrist, often made of metal, beads, or other materials
- Rings - decorative bands worn on the fingers, often set with gemstones or other embellishments
- Brooches - decorative pins worn on clothing, often featuring intricate designs or gemstones
- Anklets - decorative chains or cords worn around the ankle, often adorned with charms or beads
- Body jewelry - decorative accessories worn on various parts of the body, such as nose rings, belly button rings, and eyebrow rings
Other similar things related to jewelry in fashion include:
- Accessories - other decorative items worn to enhance or complement an outfit, such as belts, hats, scarves, and gloves
- Hair accessories - decorative items worn in the hair, such as hair clips, barrettes, and headbands
- Watches - functional and decorative timepieces worn on the wrist or attached to clothing
- Sunglasses - protective and decorative eyewear worn outdoors to shield the eyes from the sun
- Handbags - functional and decorative bags used to carry personal belongings, often made of leather or other materials and adorned with decorative elements.