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Jewelry

There are many types of jewelry, but the ones I will focus on are the ring, necklace, earring, bracelet, and watch.  Although watch can be in a category by itself, we will include it in this section until a separate section is created.

Conversation is usually started with a person complimenting a piece of jewelry.  Here are some examples.

"That's a beautiful necklace."
"What a magnificent ring."
"I like the design of your ring."
"Your bracelet is very nice."
"I love your watch."
"What a beautiful pair of earrings."

"Where did you get your necklace from?"
"What is the carat on your diamond ring?"
"Is that your wedding ring?"

"What type of diamond is that?"

"What is the make of your watch?"

"Is that white gold, silver, or platinum?"

"Is your gold ring 14 carats or 18 carats?"

Carat is a unit of measurement for gold or diamond.  24 carat is pure gold and 50 percent of pure gold is 12 carats.  Diamonds use carat to determine size.  One carat is considered to be pretty big.  While getting past 3 carats will be uncommon for the general people because of the large size.

Answering a compliment is very easy.  All you need to say is, 'Thank you.'  But if you want to elaborate, you can say the following things.

"Thank you.  My husband got it for me for our anniversary."
"Thank you.  It was a present from my boyfriend."

"Do you like it?  My grandmother gave it to me."

"This is a Rolex.  My husband and I got a matching pair for our wedding."
"This is a Cartier.  I bought it last summer."

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