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Is imitation jewellery the same as costume jewellery?

Jewellery terms and descriptions can sometimes be difficult to grasp, often generating questions such as, is imitation jewellery the same as costume jewellery? In fact, costume jewellery enjoys various descriptive terms from fashion jewellery to simulated jewellery. Imitation jewellery is perhaps less used as a description as it does not exude an aura of positivity, therefore synonyms such as simulated jewellery and increasingly created jewellery (or stones) may often be used in its place.

Is imitation jewellery the same as costume jewellery? Well yes, it is the exact same thing. Imitation jewellery, fashion or simulated jewellery often includes jewellery pieces made of gold plating or silver plating. Any “stones’ used in each costume jewellery piece are also simulated or created because they are not naturally found precious gemstones.

The Bijoux Oui costume jewellery collection encompassing simulated crystal jewellery is delivered in an elegant designer jewellery box.