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"From the most expensive to the readily available, jewelry has always been one of the most loved types of beauty accessory. Let's look at some types of jewelry and see what you can identify."
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My first piece of jewelry is worn on the neck. It has a very tight fit and is often made of leather but could be made of nearly any material. What is its very fitting name?
Favored primarily by men and used to fasten the two sides of a cuff on a dress shirt or blouse instead of the usual button, this piece bears the word "cuff" in its name. What is it called?
For the next piece, describing its shape and method of wearing it would be all too easy, but you could gain one if you win a major championship or graduate from school. This type of jewelry is also often exchanged shortly preceding a kiss. What is it?
Let's try this the other way round: On which part of your body would you wear a chatelaine?
One of the oldest and most common types of jewelry is the brooch. Which of the following is a universal characteristic of this particular item?
It is pierced through the skin like an earring.
It does not bear any gemstones.
It is always roughly circular in shape.
It is worn fastened to a piece of clothing.
A Japa mala is a religious piece of jewelry often worn by Hindus and Buddhists. It most closely resembles which Christian item?
A bishop's ring
Jewelry is often not only decorative but also functional. One specific type of jewelry is favored by European aristocracy and, although today rarely used for its original function, it was used to ensure that the lord's commands could be certified as authentic even far from the castle. What is it?
A signet ring
A globus cruciger
Mostly worn in hip-hop culture, this next piece of jewelry fits over the wearer's front teeth. What is its name?
Originally mostly confined to earrings in the western world, jewelry worn in a piercing in the skin is now available for almost every body part. Out of these options, which would be the least safe material for the skin-penetrating part of a piercing?
As the crowning piece of this quiz, let's finally put a crowning piece on your head. Which of these styles could you NOT choose from?
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Compiled Jun 28 12