WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2014
jew•el•ry /ˈdʒuəlri/USA pronunciation
objects used to decorate a person, as necklaces, rings, bracelets, or brooches, esp. when made of precious metals, gemstones, pearls, etc.:articles of jewelry.See illustration at store.Compare costume jewelry.costumejewelry.Also,[esp. Brit.,]ˈjew•el•ler•y.
The word jewelry is a non-count noun in English, and does not have a plural form. We speak of articles of jewelry or pieces of jewelry, as rings, bracelets, or necklaces, but we cannot make a plural of the word jewelry itself.
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jewellery, US jewelry /ˈdʒuːəlrɪ/ n
- objects that are worn for personal adornment, such as bracelets, rings, necklaces, etc, considered collectively
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