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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One carat retails for $800 without a setting, and pricing is linear rather than the exponential increases favored by natural-stone jewelers. Annabelle Williams,, "What do lab-grown diamonds mean for Jewelers Row?," 7 July 2018 The Texas Department of Agriculture regulates scales for some 17,700 retailers, like grocery stores, coffee shops, jewelers, nut sellers and candy shops. Andrea Zelinski, San Antonio Express-News, "Texas Ag commissioner, BBQ pitmasters battle over a weighty issue," 3 July 2018 Duped designer brands included Van Cleef & Arpels jewelers, Audemars Piguet watches, Jimmy Choo and Manolo Blahnik. Erika Pesantes,, "Federal officer sentenced for helping inmate run $10 million fraud out of prison cell," 13 June 2018 Garrard & Co, the former crown jewelers, are credited with creating many of the most famous tiaras worn today. Samuel Burns | Wwd,, "Will Meghan Markle wear a tiara for her royal wedding?," 18 May 2018 Heller was about 8 and living in Paris when his father, Samuel, a jeweler, bought the painting from Chagall, who was one of several artists in his family’s social circle, Scott said. Spencer S. Hsu, Washington Post, "30 years after theft, FBI recovers Chagall painting stolen from New York couple’s apartment," 12 Apr. 2018 But these patterns are often only distinguishable with sophisticated equipment; often, a jeweler’s loupe won’t even reveal the difference between the two. Annabelle Williams,, "What do lab-grown diamonds mean for Jewelers Row?," 7 July 2018 The arrest warrant listed his occupation as a jeweler. Paige Fry And Rosemary Sobol,, "How 2 diamonds worth nearly $160,000 were stolen in plain sight from Jewelers Row," 28 June 2018 The warrant for his arrest lists Hubel's occupation as a jeweler. Fox News, "Police: Man arrested in Chicago diamond heist struck before," 28 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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