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GLOSSARY OF TERMS USED FOR JEWELRY

 TYPES OF JEWELRY Pendants: a single focal piece of jewelry (often with one or more stones) worn with a chain or cord as a necklace. Necklace: often beaded or made of metal that has more than one component. Bracelet: usually refers to jewelry worn around the wrist that has a clasp or tie of some kind, such as a chain or leather band. Cuff: a cuff is a type of bracelet, usually made of metal, surrounds the wrist but has an opening to put on and remove the cuff from the arm. Some earrings that hug the ear in the same way are called cuff earrings. Bangle: A bangle usually refers to a completely circular bracelet, with no openings or clasps,...

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