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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.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

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).

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Aboriginal artist Corrine Hunt, who designed the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic medals, has now created a necklace for a soccer organization.
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