costume jewelry

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costume jewelry

n.
Jewelry made from inexpensive metals and imitation gems or semiprecious stones.

cos′tume jew`elry


n.
relatively inexpensive jewelry made of nonprecious metals and often set with imitation or semiprecious stones, pearls, etc.
[1930–35, Amer.]

costume jewelry

Jewelry that is highly decorative but is made from inexpensive rather than precious materials.
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Parineeti wore a chic outfit for the beach, donning a navy blue long top with cut-out black jeggings, a silver junk jewelry piece around her neck, with her hair tied in a pony.
New York, NY, March 10, 2016 --(PR.com)-- Costume jewelry (also known as fashion jewellery, trinkets, junk jewelry, fake jewelry and fallalery) is a jewelry made of less valuable materials as compared with valuable materials such as gold, diamond, platinum and other precious metals and gem.
When the paint was dry, students glued glass "pebbles" (typically used in flower arrangements) on the eyes, if desired, and added junk jewelry, fake-fur eyebrows or mustaches, yarn or string hair, and much more.
Kiosk manager David Marian told selectmen that the jewelry had been thrown away by someone, retrieved from the trash, and added to a pile of "junk jewelry" in a display box near the kiosk.
I like what you may call junk jewelry to be perfectly honest.
Alabama Fats was a black man who made a career of working the streets and conning people out of their money, whether through a game of Three Card Molly or by posing as a Bank Agent or selling junk jewelry for far more than its true value.
Kiki ransacks radio airplay of the past several decades like she's plowing through a pile of junk jewelry in a thrift shop, coming up with magnificently cheesy and overwrought versions of such ill-assorted songs as Styx's "Come Sail Away" (the opener), Bob Merrill's "Make Yourself Comfortable" and Pink Floyd's "Wish You Were Here." Her vocal style could be described as Shirley Bassey meets Johnny Rotten.
Once someone gave the center a box of what looked like junk jewelry. They gave it to me because they know that I do hobby things and if they throw anything out I go retrieve it and check it out.
4) Clean out your junk jewelry box, and pick out some spare pieces to go around the frame.
Students often use items from their rooms that reveal what is important to them--candy wrappers, pages from old books, junk jewelry, photos of people close to them, magazine images that hold personal meaning, broken or ready-to-retire bails, or other sports items.
Milk cartons, polystyrene meat trays, juice can lids, yarn, carpet scraps, medicine bottles, glass jars, coffee cans, cereal boxes, detergent bottles, floor tile samples, junk jewelry, marbles, sacks, books, egg cartons, foam packaging material, shipping labels, etc., etc., etc.
* Assorted embellishment items: feathers, junk jewelry, sequins, glitter, yarn, etc.