Jewelry Quotes

Jewelry Quotes | Photo: Aleksey Gnilenkov/Creative Commons

I have tons of jewelry. I like to wear a lot of it.
Amber Tamblyn

I really think that American gentlemen are the best after all, because kissing your hand may make you feel very very good but a diamond and a sapphire bracelet lasts forever.
Anita Loos

The jeweler allows me to wear the sapphire blue lake on my finger, the emerald green leaves around my neck, and take the citrine sunset with me wherever I go. Jewelry has become my daytime link to nature in an office with no windows. And if I have to work late, there’s nothing like diamond stars and a pearl full moon against an onyx night sky.
Astrid Alauda

There are worlds in an opal.
Astrid Alauda

Opal is the multi-gem.
Astrid Alauda

I always wear the same thing at home. I can’t be bothered with jewelry. My pants have elastic waists. I like to be comfortable. There are so many more important things to worry about.
Barbra Streisand

There are three things extremely hard: steel, a diamond, and to know one’s self.
Benjamin Franklin

I hope that women everywhere will wear this jewelry and feel the passion and love that is, to me, the real spirit of True Harmony.
Carol Alt

Gold cannot be pure, and people cannot be perfect.
Chinese Proverb

Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without.
Chinese Proverb

The Milanese have made bad choices, bad fashion, and bad jewelry.
Christian Lacroix

Don’t ever wear artistic jewelry; it wrecks a woman’s reputation.
Colette

I majored in fashion design in school, and I have always wanted to design my own line of clothing, jewelry, and stuff like that; so this was just a step for me in that direction.
Diana Ross

Jewelry, to me, is a pain in the derriere, because you have to be watching it all the time.
Eartha Kitt

Do not judge from mere appearances; for the lift laughter that bubbles on the lip often mantles over the depths of sadness, and the serious look may be the sober veil that covers a divine peace and joy. The bosom can ache beneath diamond brooches; and many a blithe heart dances under coarse wool.
Edwin Hubbel Chapin

I’d rather have roses on my table than diamonds on my neck.
Emma Goldman

For years it has done its job. It has led me not into temptation. It has reminded my husband numerous times at parties that it’s time to go home. It has been a source of relief to a dinner companion. It has been a status symbol in the maternity ward.
Erma Bombeck

I’ve been on a constant diet for the last two decades. I’ve lost a total of 789 pounds. By all accounts, I should be hanging from a charm bracelet.
Erma Bombeck

At a flea market I always head for the junk jewelry table first.
Ethel Merman

All art is autobiographical; the pearl is the oyster’s autobiography.
Federico Fellini

These gems have life in them: their colors speak, say what words fail of.
George Eliot

Some men’s memory is like a box where a man should mingle his jewels with his old shoes.
George Savile

I had very good dentures once. Some magnificent gold work. It’s the only form of jewelry a man can wear that women fully appreciate.
Graham Greene

If my love to you can’t be said in a posy, it can’t be said in a library.
Grey Livingston

The jewelry business is a very, very tough business – tougher than the computer business. You truly have to understand how to take care of your customers.
Guy Kawasaki

With melted opals for my milk. Pearl-leaf for my cracker.
Gwendolyn Brooks

In the age of acorns, before the times of Ceres, a single barley-corn had been of more value to mankind than all the diamonds of the mines of India.
Henry Brooke

In diving to the bottom of pleasure we bring up more gravel than pearls.
Honore de Balzac

I obviously have a great love and appreciation of jewelry, thanks to my mother, much to the dismay of both my father and my boyfriends.
Ivanka Trump

In both business and personal life, I’ve always found that travel inspires me more than anything else I do. Evidence of the languages, cultures, scenery, food, and design sensibilities that I discover all over the world can be found in every piece of my jewelry.
Ivanka Trump

The story of Harold Ross, the New Yorker and me is a mere footnote to the story of our time, and we might as well face the truth that to researchers of the future, poking about among the ruins of time, we shall all be tiny glitters. But then, so are diamonds.
James Thurber

The rarest things in the world, next to a spirit of discernment, are diamonds and pearls.
Jean de la Bruyere

For me, hair is an accoutrement. Hair is jewelry. It’s an accessory.
Jill Scott

There were no jewelry hidden. Walt wanted this atmosphere: They were supposed to live here, they’ve been outside somewhere, but they could come back at any minute and catch us.
John Hench

Will the people in the cheaper seats clap your hands? And the rest of you, if you’ll just rattle your jewelry.
John Lennon

A man’s got two shots for jewelry: a wedding ring and a watch. The watch is a lot easier to get on and off than a wedding ring.
John Mayer

I remember opening my dad’s closet and there were, like, 40 suits, every color of the rainbow, plaid and winter and summer. He had two jewelry boxes full of watches and lighters and cuff links. And just… he was that guy. He was probably unfulfilled in his life in many ways.
Jon Hamm

Many individuals have, like uncut diamonds, shining qualities beneath a rough exterior.
Juvenal

The earth is like a beautiful bride who needs no manmade jewels to heighten her loveliness.
Kahlil Gibran

Perhaps time’s definition of coal is the diamond.
Kahlil Gibran

I am happy to receive any items of jewelry.
Katie Price

If wisdom and diamonds grew on the same tree we could soon tell how much men loved wisdom.
Lemuel K. Washburn

Manners must adorn knowledge and smooth its way in the world, without them it is like a great rough diamond, very well in a closet by way of curiosity, and also for its intrinsic value; but most prized when polished.

In the future, I’d like to make jewelry and sell it under my own name. But right now, I’ve got enough on my plate!
L’Wren Scott

Why is it that men can be bastards and women must wear pearls and smile?
Lynn Hecht Schafren

Jewelry and pins have been worn throughout history as symbols of power, sending messages. Interestingly enough, it was mostly men who wore the jewelry in various times, and obviously crowns were part of signals that were being sent throughout history by people of rank.
Madeleine Albright

I have always felt a gift diamond shines so much better than one you buy for yourself.
Mae West

I never worry about diets. The only carrots that interest me are the number of carats in a diamond.
Mae West

No gold-digging for me. I take diamonds! We may be off the gold standard someday.
Mae West

It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver.
Mahatma Gandhi

Well, I never studied design and I went to art school to study art, you know, sculpture and things like that, and ended up making things like sculpture and started making chairs and jewelry together and that’s how I started.
Marc Newson

Let us not be too particular. It is better to have old second-hand diamonds than none at all.
Mark Twain

It is better to have old second-hand diamonds than none at all.
Mark Twain

I prefer liberty to chains of diamonds.
Mary Wortley Montagu

I’m going to get up every morning at 6:30 to work out. Then, when I’ve kept with it all week, I give myself something I really want, like a new handbag or a piece of jewelry I’m coveting.
Molly Sims

I feel naked without jewelry. If I’m having a bad hair day, I pick something from my huge collection of hats.
Olivia Thirlby

Jewelry should not upstage you. I pick one hot point on my body that I’m going to highlight. Let one area do the singing – you don’t want to hear three songs at once.
Padma Lakshmi

Whether I’m making a recipe or a piece of jewelry or a white-rose-and-jasmine tea or the perfume, I like to think of myself as a happy little sorceress, and if I could just have a little general store with all that stuff and give people a sense of my taste, that would be lovely.
Padma Lakshmi

You don’t want your jewelry to make you look fat. A lot of what’s out there now does – you just wind up looking like a Christmas tree.
Padma Lakshmi

I don’t buy fur coats or jewelry. I have old cars.
Peta Wilson

When we long for life without difficulties, remind us that oaks grow strong in contrary winds and diamonds are made under pressure.
Peter Marshall

There is in them a softer fire than the ruby, there is the brilliant purple of the amethyst, and the sea green of the emerald – all shining together in incredible union. Some by their splendor rival the colors of the painters, others the flame of burning sulphur or of fire quickened by oil.
Pliny

The hues of the opal, the light of the diamond, are not to be seen if the eye is too near.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Guard well your spare moments. They are like uncut diamonds. Discard them and their value will never be known. Improve them and they will become the brightest gems in a useful life.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

The questions are diamonds you hold in the light. Study a lifetime and you see different colors from the same jewel. The same questions, asked again, bring you just the answers you need just the minute you need them.
Richard Bach

This diamond has so many carats it’s almost a turnip.
Richard Burton

I think men who have a pierced ear are better prepared for marriage. They’ve experienced pain and bought jewelry.
Rita Rudner

My husband gave me a necklace. It’s fake. I requested fake. Maybe I’m paranoid, but in this day and age, I don’t want something around my neck that’s worth more than my head.
Rita Rudner

The most precious jewels are not made of stone, but of flesh.
Robert Ludlum

The difference between false memories and true ones is the same as for jewels: it is always the false ones that look the most real, the most brilliant.
Salvador Dali

My years of living the jet-set life were fun, but they weren’t fulfilling. The perks and benefits were lovely, but all of the fabulous furs, fancy jewelry and fun fetes simply weren’t enough to fill my soul.
Sandra Lee

I love jewelry – rings, earrings, bracelets, necklaces, you name it.
Sofia Vergara

Jewelry takes people’s minds off your wrinkles.
Sonja Henie

A lot of the jewelry that I wear are fan gifts because they’re so awesome and they give me great presents.
Taylor Swift

There are worlds in an opal.
Terri Guillemets

Adversity is the diamond dust Heaven polishes its jewels with.
Thomas Carlyle

Flowers that are so pathetic in their beauty, frail as the clouds, and in their coloring as gorgeous as the heavens, had through thousands of years been the heritage of children – honored as the jewelry of God…
Thomas De Quincey

Gold! gold! gold! gold! Bright and yellow, hard and cold!
Thomas Hood

Rich and rare were the gems she wore, And a bright gold ring on her hand she bore.
Thomas Moore

I would rather be adorned by beauty of character than jewels. Jewels are the gift of fortune, while character comes from within.
Titus Maccius Plautus

The pearl is the queen of gems and the gem of queens.
Unknown Author

As though pure white snow flashed and sparkled with the color of bright ruddy wine, and was overcome by this radiance.
Unknown Author

The three rings of marriage are the engagement ring, the wedding ring, and the suffering.
Unknown Author

A woman wears her tears like jewelry.
Unknown Author

Mysterious opals contain the wonders of the skies – sparkling rainbows, fireworks, and lightning, shifting and moving in their depths.
Unknown Author

Diamonds are a girl’s best friend and a man’s worst enemy.
Unknown Author

A fine quotation is a diamond on the finger of a witty person, but a pebble in the hands of a fool.
Unknown Author

But I do mean to say, I have heard her declare, When at the same moment she had on a dress Which cost five hundred dollars, and not a cent less, And jewelry worth ten times more, I should guess, That she had not a thing in the wide world to wear!
William Allen Butler

There are many sham diamonds in this life which pass for real, and vice versa.
William Makepeace Thackeray

Not on one strand are all life’s jewels strung.
William Morris

Proverbs are mental gems gathered in the diamond districts of the mind.
William R. Alger

Now the melancholy God protect thee, and the tailor make thy garments of changeable taffeta, for thy mind is opal.
William Shakespeare