Definitions for costume jewelry

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

cos′tume jew`elry(n.)

  1. relatively inexpensive jewelry made of nonprecious metals and often set with imitation or semiprecious stones, pearls, etc.

    Category: Jewelry

Origin of costume jewelry:

1930–35, Amer.

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  1. Costume jewelry

    Costume jewelry, trinkets, fashion jewelry, junk jewelry, fake jewelry, or fallalery is jewelry manufactured as ornamentation to complement a particular fashionable costume or garment as opposed to "real" jewelry which may be regarded primarily as collectibles, keepsakes, or investments.

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