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see jewelryjewelry,
personal adornments worn for ornament or utility, to show rank or wealth, or to follow superstitious custom or fashion.

The most universal forms of jewelry are the necklace, bracelet, ring, pin, and earring.
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an ornament worn around the neck. A necklace may consist of shells, amber, pearls, stones, (including precious gems), or coins strung on a string.

What does it mean when you dream about a necklace?

A dream that focuses on one’s necklace can indicate feelings of specialness or wealth, or associations with a person who might have given one the necklace as a gift. Alternatively, it could be weighing one down like “a millstone around one’s neck.” (See also Jewels/Jewelry, Ring).

References in classic literature ?
and with an eagerness and embarrassment quite diverting to her companion, she laid down the necklace again on its cotton, and seemed resolved either to take another or none at all.
Well, then," replied Miss Crawford more seriously, but without at all believing her, "to convince me that you suspect no trick, and are as unsuspicious of compliment as I have always found you, take the necklace and say no more about it.
Fanny dared not make any farther opposition; and with renewed but less happy thanks accepted the necklace again, for there was an expression in Miss Crawford's eyes which she could not be satisfied with.
He suggested to her how to tuck in the upper edge of her bodice, so as to make it roughly approximate to the cut for evening wear; and when she had done this, and the pendant to the necklace hung isolated amid the whiteness of her throat, as it was designed to do, he stepped back to survey her.
As to Volumnia, she is handed down the great staircase by Sir Leicester, as eloquent upon the theme as if there were a general rising in the north of England to obtain her rouge-pot and pearl necklace.
Priscy," said Nancy, gently, as she fastened a coral necklace, exactly like her own, round Priscilla's neck, which was very far from being like her own, "I'm sure I'm willing to give way as far as is right, but who shouldn't dress alike if it isn't sisters?
My dear Bunny, this one must have contained the necklace you boasted about.
In one was a diamond tiara, and in the other a necklace of fine emeralds set in clusters of brilliants.
He lifted the necklace to clasp it round Mercy's neck.
Her grand head bent gracefully to receive the necklace.
For a glamorous evening look, I love the clean lines of this tuxedo jumpsuit layered up with multiple necklaces and Black tuxedo jumpsuit, PS55, River Island.
Recently there are necklaces which also have few other Hindu gods also embossed on the pendants.