jew·​el·​er | \ˈjü-ə-lər, ˈjü-lər also ˈju̇-lər\
variants: or jeweller

Definition of jeweler 

1 : one who makes or repairs jewelry

2 : one who deals in jewelry, precious stones, watches, and usually silverware and china

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Last month, the Taiwanese high jeweler won a Masterpiece award at the London fair of the same name for the Peony Brooch in titanium, gold, and yellow lacquer, which counts nearly 180 carats of rubies and close to six carats of diamonds. Vogue, "From Ana Khouri to Tasaki, A Survey of Couture Week’s Coolest Jewels," 9 July 2018 The jeweler also introduced its first-ever retail dining location in Manhattan last November. Kara Thompson, Town & Country, "Tiffany & Co. Will Now Let You Personalize With Custom Symbols and Monograms," 29 June 2018 Designers, including the costume jeweler Roxanne Assoulin to the luxury label Ippolita, are eschewing the category’s classic gold-silver-and-diamond palette in favor of something more prismatic. Hayley Phelan, New York Times, "How to Be a Poolside Pinup," 27 June 2018 The couple's bands will be from Cleave and Company, the same jeweler that created Meghan's engagement ring. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Wedding Rings: Everything to Know," 19 May 2018 Government officials said the jeweler was just part of a separate, non-official business delegation, and that the prime minister had only stopped by for a photo. Iain Marlow,, "Modi Under Fire as Alleged $2 Billion Fraud Hits Anti-Graft Image," 18 Mar. 2018 The biggest sales will likely be from jewelers, who are expected to rake in $4.6 billion. Gene Marks,, "Love you, Mom: Report predicts near-record Mother's Day sales," 26 Apr. 2018 After news surfaced via TMZ of a post-Grammys altercation between Quavo of the Migos and Eric Da Jeweler, when the jeweler reportedly accused Quavo of owing him money, Eric took to his Instagram account to clear up the smoke. Wandera Hussein, Billboard, "Eric Da Jeweler Clears Up Rumors About Grammy Night Run-In With Quavo: 'We Are on Good Terms'," 5 Mar. 2018 Meghan’s engagement ring — crafted by royal jewelers Cleave and Company — also includes a diamond from Botswana. Phil Boucher,, "Prince Harry Takes Heartwarming Solo Trip to Africa for Opening of New School in Lesotho," 24 June 2018

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First Known Use of jeweler

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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English Language Learners Definition of jeweler

: a person who makes, repairs, or sells jewelry and watches


variants: or jeweller \ ˈjü-​ə-​lər \

Kids Definition of jeweler

: a person who makes or buys and sells jewelry and related articles (as silverware)

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