One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Jewellery or trinkets.‘strewn about were bric-a-brac and bijouterie’
- ‘This show will display the entire bijouterie of traditional and the contemporary from 22 jewellers,’ said Vishwanathan.’
- ‘Clad as usual modestly - a violet woolen top and black sports pants, no bijouterie or charms - she seems a trifle mundane; it's her face that shows it all: deep down she's walking on air.’
- ‘All bijouterie collections are created according to the last fashion tendencies every month.’
- ‘Likewise, his work on glass varies widely, appearing on domestic articles of all kinds and sizes and in many colours, including, it is suggested, an extensive series of scent bottles and other bijouterie for the luxury trade.’
French, from bijou.
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