bijouterie


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bi·jou·te·rie

 (bē-zho͞o′tə-rē)
n.
1. A collection of trinkets or jewelry.
2. Decoration.

[French, from bijou, piece of jewelry; see bijou.]
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bijouterie

(biːˈʒuːtərɪ)
n
1. jewellery esteemed for the delicacy of the work rather than the value of the materials
2. a collection of such jewellery
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jew•el•ry

(ˈdʒu əl ri)

n.
objects of personal adornment, as necklaces, rings, bracelets, or brooches, esp. when made of precious metals, gemstones, or pearls and distinguished by very fine design and craft.
Compare costume jewelry. Also, esp. Brit.,jew′el•ler•y.
[1300–50; Middle English juelrie < Anglo-French juelerie=juel jewel + -erie -ery]
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Bijouterie

 bijoux collectively; collective term for jewellery, trinkets, and articles of vertu, 1831.
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References in classic literature ?
The Palais Royale is a heavenly place, so full of bijouterie and lovely things that I'm nearly distracted because I can't buy them.
Le Suisse qui s'etait radicalise a Geneve ou il aurait projete d'attaquer une bijouterie pour financer son depart vers la Syrie et rejoindre Daech, est arrive au Maroc en 2015.
Ce programme, financ[euro]u[c] par lae1/4aoUE et la coop[euro]u[c]ration italienne et mis en [euro]N"uvre par lae1/4aoONUDI (Organisation des Nations unies pour le d[euro]u[c]veloppement industriel), consiste en la cr[euro]u[c]ation de deux clusters, dans la dinanderie de Constantine et la bijouterie traditionnelle de Batna.
Sus criticas tenian un fuerte sesgo de genero: se centraban en las mujeres trabajadoras que gastaban todo su dinero en ropa, cosmeticos y bijouterie, oponiendo el consumo "decoroso" de la clase media al "ostentoso" de los sectores populares.
These companies also offer complimentary products such as bijouterie, apparel, homewares and childrens products.
Farida Temraz, the Italian Fashion Academy, Salem Alta Moda, Markaz, and Laila Wahba's Bijouterie pulled out beautiful mannequin displays that reinterpreted the relationship between fashion and art.
Al llegar al pais la comunidad de ellos tiene organizado la venta de bijouterie de fantasia, como carecen de documentos, cuando se le abre una contravencion sufre lo unico que la contravencion tiene como ultima ...
It was shaped entirely around what Ferdinand called his 'Renaissance Museum', combining the finest of 'plate enamels, Bijouterie, carvings in box wood, majolica, glass, arms and armour' to recreate a 19th-century version of the princely Kunstkammer.
A titre d'illustration, il a ete juge que l'usage de la celebre marque de bijouterie Tiffany pour designer un restaurant non concurrent etait susceptible de remettre en question la capacite du public a associer la marque avec le commerce de luxe du demandeur (217).