jew·​el·​er | \ ˈjü-ə-lər How to pronounce jeweler (audio) , 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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Fabergé, the jewelry house known for its colorful eggs, was also the crown jeweler to the Romanovs and to other Russian nobility. Stellene Volandes, Town & Country, "Two Rare Fabergé Tiaras With Ties to the Russian Royal Family Are Up for Auction," 10 Apr. 2019 Royal watchers on Twitter noticed that the Duchess of Sussex was only wearing her wedding band, a Welsh gold band from the jeweler Cleave and Company. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "Meghan Markle Stepped Out without Her Engagement Ring with Prince Harry," 11 Mar. 2019 His father was a jeweler and watch repairman, and his parents, first-generation Jews from Lithuania, ran a small accessory shop on the Lower East Side. Roberta Smith, New York Times, "Eli Leon, 82, Dies; Champion of African-American Quilt Makers," 23 Mar. 2018 Consumers are eager to shop online, which isn’t how jewelers are accustomed to doing business. Elizabeth Winkler, WSJ, "Signet Will Struggle to Regain its Shine," 3 Apr. 2019 Nearby are the Shops at Flora Farms, with boutiques from James Perse, Anne Sidora, and jeweler Eduardo Sanchez. Ingrid Abramovitch, ELLE Decor, "A Design Lover's Guide to the Baja Peninsula," 29 Mar. 2019 The key metric of same-store sales at the 181-year-old jeweler missed analysts’ estimates in most of its regions last quarter, driving the stock down the most in almost 10 months Friday. Kim Bhasin,, "Tiffany & Co. Advances After Sales Finally Rebound at Home," 16 Mar. 2018 Bell, who had also loved stones as a child, rekindled that interest when working for a jeweler who used crystals in her work. Hadley Keller, House Beautiful, "These Designers Plan Out Every Room They Create Using Crystals," 19 Mar. 2019 Behati, 30, is a Victoria's Secret model and part of jeweler Jacquie Aiche's new advertising campaign. Marie Milano, Country Living, "Adam Levine and His Wife Behati Prinsloo's Love Story Is Sweeter Than a Maroon 5 Song," 3 Nov. 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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