Ever shopped online or in a catalog for jewelry and wondered what the description was referring to?  Well, here’s my personal cheat sheet!  Click on a picture to see it in fuller detail.  Let me know if you’d like more explanations or descriptions.

Teardrop

MME22103RDCLR 8

Links

377729 15

Single strand

NE256043 20

Pearl/Mother of Pearl (this piece has tiny pearls as well as larger pieces of mother of pearl)

N000344901 200

Multi-strand (can be 2 to a bazillion strands)

N0230254 200

Stretch bracelet (the amount of stretch is usually not given)

12-3289htricr-15

Mesh metal

100_2097

Crystal/rhinestone (rhinestones are the smaller ones & the crystals are the large ones at the bottom)

CHE25171RDCLR 12

Toggle.  One end is a stick, the other is a circle-usually 2 circles.  There are 2 circles so you can use the first or second (or both if you want to be sure it won’t fall off).  Toggles aren’t my favorite because they’re prone to falling off, so I don’t sell many of them.

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Bib or cascading necklace

NE241035 60

Abalone (some jewelers call this mother or pearl-depends on who you’re talking to)

AIE032227ASNAT 15

Post

CHE20394RDCLR 8

Double strand

DGS23717GDPUR 20

Cuff bracelet, C bracelet (shaped like a “C”.  May or may not have an extender chain)

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Coil bracelet

XTB20904RDGOD 12

Hinge Bracelet

367270 20

Fold over clasp

B0242177 20

Bangle bracelet (no seams or hinges, just stick your hand in it)

B0225111 15

Lobster Clasp

MMB81824SVCLR 15B0252764 20

Fish Hook

SSE99345RDCLR

Leverback

MBE4709RDPUR 10

Pendant

MMS10718RDCLR 20N000355201 40

Choker

NE248382 20

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