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Jewellery History and Its Purpose

Etymology Many thousands of years after the first beautiful objects worn for personal decoration were actually produced by men, the word “jewellery,” or “jewellery” in American English, was coined. Its root is the word “jewel,” an Anglicized version of the Old French word “jouel.” It was written “juelrye” in late Middle English, between the 17th […]