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costume jewelry

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

Jewelry that is highly decorative but is made from inexpensive rather than precious materials.
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M2 PRESSWIRE-August 15, 2019-: Costume Jewelry Market Worth $39.2 Billion By 2025 | Grand View Research, Inc.
So at the reception I exchanged views on the excellence of the craftsmanship and the beauty of glassware and costume jewelry with Czech representatives.
By 1963, Lane launched his own line of costume jewelry and found fans in high-profile personalities such as the Duchess of Windsor.
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.
COSTUME JEWELRY covers the basic techniques of creating costume jewelry and uses step-by-step color photos throughout to demonstrate these basics.
Postmodernism and costume jewelry are linked in this book: both create worth from materials of limited value.
I can reach more people with costume jewelry, the prices are great and I can make big pieces.
23 it will establish new offices in Panama Pacifico, where they plan to complement their button-making enterprise with production of parts for costume jewelry and decorative items for home appliances and the like.
"If anyone has anything missing, even if it is inexpensive, costume jewelry, you should call your local department.
Miriam Haskell Jewelry appears in its revised second edition to provide a powerful reference to her costume jewelry and its prices.
Though licensed costume jewelry lines from the likes of Joan Rivers and Susan Lucci are familiar to the HSN and QVC airwaves, a licensed fine jewelry line at bricks-and-mortar retail is less common.