She was recently burglarized again to the tune of a reported $2.5 million in cash and jewels.
When one medieval fiefdom defeated another they would drag back its jewels, gold, tapestries and art objects as the spoils of war.
Not cool stuff like jewels or the gold in Ft. Knox, just words and pictures.
And Keira Knightley brought her own jewels to the Anna Karenina set.
The jewels tell the intimate, personal side of their love story.
But, Edgar, what do you think, she says my jewels will be a good wedding present for us!
We and you have neither money nor jewels, nor plate, that can tempt thieves!
On her departure she was visited by sundry inhabitants of Metz, who gave her jewels, recognising her to be the Maid of France.
Sylvia admired the workmanship and the jewels, and turned the brooch over.
Every luxury was hers; the most beautiful clothes and jewels, and the most delicious and delicately cooked food.
late 13c., "article of value used for adornment," from Anglo-French juel, Old French jouel "ornament, jewel" (12c.), perhaps from Medieval Latin jocale, from Latin jocus "pastime, sport," in Vulgar Latin "that which causes joy" (see joke (n.)). Another theory traces it to Latin gaudium, also with a notion of "rejoice" (see joy).
Sense of "precious stone" developed early 14c. Meaning "beloved person, admired woman" is late 14c. Colloquial family jewels "testicles" is from 1920s, but jewel as "testicle" dates to late 15c.