The JDPN Glossary for the Jewelry Industry
Suite - A set of jewelry pieces that go together because of similar design elements and materials.
Necklaces and Pendants:
- Choker Necklace - A necklace that hugs the neck.
- Riviere Necklace - Necklace of stones which go all the way around the neck, usually all diamonds.
- Dog Collar - A thin necklace that hugs the neck, suggestive of the shape of a dog's collar.
- Lariat - A necklace that joins in front like a lariat with the two ends flowing down the front.
- Y Necklace - A necklace featuring a single element dangling from the middle, suggestive of a "Y" shape.
- Fringe Necklace - A necklace with a number of elements dangling from it along it's length, suggestive of a fringe. Usually a short necklace.
- Segmented Necklace - A necklace made up of separate elements which are joined together along its length.
- Torsade Necklace - A necklace made up of more than one strand. The strands are then twisted together, creating a ropelike look. Usually a short necklace.
- Bangle - Stiff bracelet, partially or all around wrist..
- Line Bracelet - Flexible bracelet, usually all around
- Cuff - 3/4 around the wrist, usually rigid.
- Stacking Rings/Stackables - Can fit snugly together if work in multiples.
- Single Stone Rings/SS Rings
- 3-Stone Rings - Traditional engagement ring of Northeast.
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